What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 274331 votes for 395 causes since October 2002.

395 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted by Definite in descending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (223 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (157) 13% (28) 17% (38)
Stress (3129 votes since 27 Sep 02) 66% (2070) 27% (833) 7% (226)
Generally run down (2184 votes since 9 Feb 03) 64% (1399) 26% (565) 10% (220)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (476 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (245) 28% (131) 21% (100)
abrasions from dental hygienist (18 votes since 8 Apr 13) 50% (9) 22% (4) 28% (5)
Drop In Immune System (1688 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (817) 34% (572) 18% (299)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (237 votes since 31 Jan 08) 47% (111) 20% (47) 33% (79)
Physically & mentally exhausted (686 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (320) 31% (211) 23% (155)
worry (65 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (28) 31% (20) 26% (17)
Anxiety (1346 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (578) 33% (449) 24% (319)
feeling mentally and physically low (634 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (267) 29% (181) 29% (186)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10755 votes since 19 Nov 02) 42% (4483) 23% (2450) 36% (3822)
Lack of sleep (127 votes since 25 Jan 10) 41% (52) 29% (37) 30% (38)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3311 votes since 27 Sep 02) 39% (1290) 41% (1341) 21% (680)
cutting gums with toothbrush (225 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (86) 21% (47) 41% (92)
Licking / biting lips (141 votes since 10 Jan 09) 37% (52) 15% (21) 48% (68)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1625 votes since 6 Apr 03) 36% (591) 23% (377) 40% (657)
Worry over forthcoming event (480 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (173) 30% (143) 34% (164)
Auto-immune diseases (93 votes since 12 Feb 10) 35% (33) 10% (9) 55% (51)
SLS in toothpastes (34 votes since 11 Jun 12) 35% (12) 26% (9) 38% (13)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1392 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (480) 30% (421)
During a cold or flu (1391 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (484) 32% (447) 33% (460)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (821 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (281) 25% (203) 41% (337)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (227 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (75) 22% (49) 45% (103)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (28 votes since 1 Nov 12) 32% (9) 7% (2) 61% (17)
Being intensely upset for short time (410 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (131) 24% (98) 44% (181)
pressure at work (486 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (153) 33% (160) 36% (173)
chewing tongue (376 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (70) 50% (188)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1221 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (425) 34% (421)
Having Dental Surgery (102 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (31) 10% (10) 60% (61)
Bacteria (2199 votes since 23 Nov 02) 30% (666) 45% (995) 24% (538)
Herpes (20 votes since 12 Sep 12) 30% (6) 10% (2) 60% (12)
Genetic pre-disposition (1699 votes since 23 Feb 03) 30% (506) 31% (521) 40% (672)
Worrying about money (387 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (110) 28% (110) 43% (167)
Braces (962 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (528)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (420 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (118) 30% (124) 42% (178)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1887 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (494) 46% (863)
Prelude to another illness (1867 votes since 29 Jan 03) 28% (519) 38% (705) 34% (643)
Depression (1255 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (341) 38% (478) 35% (436)
Acidic foods & drinks (2475 votes since 23 Feb 03) 27% (670) 33% (812) 40% (993)
Allergy to any fruit (52 votes since 23 Nov 10) 27% (14) 12% (6) 62% (32)
Allergic reaction (101 votes since 3 Jul 09) 27% (27) 13% (13) 60% (61)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1087 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (284) 24% (260) 50% (543)
Citrus Fruits (143 votes since 19 Jun 09) 26% (37) 33% (47) 41% (59)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (39 votes since 21 Sep 11) 26% (10) 10% (4) 64% (25)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (125 votes since 16 Apr 09) 26% (32) 20% (25) 54% (68)
After a cold (1911 votes since 26 Jan 03) 25% (477) 39% (740) 36% (694)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1577 votes since 6 Apr 03) 25% (393) 33% (513) 43% (671)
Citric acid (1828 votes since 4 Mar 03) 23% (424) 28% (516) 49% (888)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (69 votes since 22 Jul 10) 23% (16) 13% (9) 64% (44)
Hormonal cycle (1984 votes since 27 Nov 02) 23% (459) 35% (701) 42% (824)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1066 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (552)
Allergies (421 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (94) 56% (234)
raw tomatoes (250 votes since 14 Nov 07) 22% (54) 25% (63) 53% (133)
natural fruit acid (117 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (25) 22% (26) 56% (66)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (66 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (14) 24% (16) 55% (36)
Oranges (1161 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (276) 55% (641)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (24 votes since 16 Mar 13) 21% (5) 13% (3) 67% (16)
After period (females) hormonal change (755 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 27% (201) 53% (400)
Orange juice (2345 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (477) 33% (780) 46% (1088)
Food Allergy (1171 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (318) 53% (615)
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (20 votes since 5 Apr 13) 20% (4) 15% (3) 65% (13)
candida (10 votes since 24 Mar 15) 20% (2) 0% (0) 80% (8)
Virus (952 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (183) 29% (274) 52% (495)
Grapefruit, lime (90 votes since 3 Mar 10) 19% (17) 29% (26) 52% (47)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (16 votes since 25 Mar 13) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (16 votes since 1 Jan 14) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
too much oral B vitamin (16 votes since 8 Apr 13) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1306 votes since 27 Jun 03) 19% (242) 31% (407) 50% (657)
Lack of Vitamin B (2069 votes since 14 Nov 02) 19% (383) 52% (1082) 29% (604)
following dentl surgery (320 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 13% (40) 69% (221)
Tomatoes (2189 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 28% (607) 54% (1179)
ph balance in mouth (713 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 45% (323)
Sugar and too much sugary food (860 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (479)
Lemons (778 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (141) 23% (178) 59% (459)
High Sugar Intake- (83 votes since 14 May 10) 18% (15) 20% (17) 61% (51)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (189 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 21% (39) 61% (116)
behcets syndrome (78 votes since 29 Jan 10) 18% (14) 3% (2) 79% (62)
Antiobiotics (general) (78 votes since 15 Apr 10) 18% (14) 9% (7) 73% (57)
regular alcohol consumption (84 votes since 24 Apr 10) 18% (15) 12% (10) 70% (59)
stomach bug (353 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (63) 17% (61) 65% (229)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (136 votes since 8 Sep 08) 18% (24) 13% (17) 70% (95)
menstrual migranes (57 votes since 19 Jun 10) 18% (10) 9% (5) 74% (42)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (23 votes since 8 May 12) 17% (4) 9% (2) 74% (17)
excessive alcohol consumption (156 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (23) 68% (106)
grapefruit (990 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (210) 62% (610)
tonsilitis (24 votes since 14 Jul 12) 17% (4) 21% (5) 63% (15)
Pure fruit juice (12 votes since 8 Apr 15) 17% (2) 25% (3) 58% (7)
Pineapple (2301 votes since 15 Jan 03) 17% (382) 23% (537) 60% (1382)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (103 votes since 9 Mar 10) 17% (17) 33% (34) 50% (52)
dentist (293 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 17% (49) 67% (196)
Manual teeth brushing (1516 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (248) 30% (457) 53% (811)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (553 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 63% (350)
TMJ/teeth grinding (793 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (464)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (279 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (200)
Glandular Fever (145 votes since 17 Apr 08) 16% (23) 15% (22) 69% (100)
chocolate (171 votes since 4 Aug 08) 16% (27) 24% (41) 60% (103)
ear infections/antibiotics (38 votes since 26 Jun 11) 16% (6) 13% (5) 71% (27)
Vitamin C deficiency (1526 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 43% (649) 42% (638)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (435 votes since 12 Apr 06) 15% (67) 20% (89) 64% (279)
Sjogren's Syndrome (13 votes since 17 Apr 13) 15% (2) 0% (0) 85% (11)
Gastric reflux (1092 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (652)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (46 votes since 11 Mar 11) 15% (7) 11% (5) 74% (34)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1332 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (370) 57% (760)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (132 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (49) 48% (63)
Dry Mouth (604 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (153) 60% (360)
vitamin b2 deficiency (527 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 49% (259)
oestrogen levels female (88 votes since 20 Sep 09) 15% (13) 18% (16) 67% (59)
Spicy, hot food (489 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (117) 61% (300)
Low B12 in blood work (979 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (510)
Toothpaste with SLS (2369 votes since 27 Sep 02) 15% (348) 40% (955) 45% (1066)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (595 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 54% (324)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (90 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 24% (22) 61% (55)
Xanthan Gum (14 votes since 6 Mar 14) 14% (2) 0% (0) 86% (12)
QUITTING SMOKING (42 votes since 15 Jun 11) 14% (6) 7% (3) 79% (33)
surfactants (21 votes since 30 Jul 12) 14% (3) 10% (2) 76% (16)
sensitive skin inside & out? (758 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 59% (450)
GERD (acid reflux) (85 votes since 16 Jan 10) 14% (12) 18% (15) 68% (58)
Tomato Ketchup (1091 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (233) 65% (705)
Dehydration (1258 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (395) 55% (688)
Tissue drying out during dental work (396 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (276)
when glands play up (760 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 59% (451)
Iron deficiency (1665 votes since 19 Feb 03) 14% (230) 46% (774) 40% (661)
lemonade (110 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (15) 24% (26) 63% (69)
Zinc deficiency (1928 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 53% (1022) 34% (648)
sweeteners (30 votes since 12 Nov 11) 13% (4) 3% (1) 83% (25)
Bulimia (45 votes since 17 Nov 10) 13% (6) 9% (4) 78% (35)
fever (609 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (387)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1494 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 27% (403) 60% (893)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (68 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 81% (55)
Full mouth dentures (1189 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (218) 68% (814)
After finals or midterms (894 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (118) 22% (195) 65% (581)
coeliac disease (129 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 82% (106)
Soy (containing Wheat) (61 votes since 5 Aug 10) 13% (8) 8% (5) 79% (48)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (675 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (129) 68% (458)
Lack Of Veg (706 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (409)
Systemic Yeast Infection (77 votes since 24 Feb 10) 13% (10) 13% (10) 74% (57)
Losing temper / anger (1055 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (656)
Herpes simplex (1540 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (199) 24% (374) 63% (967)
Biting nails (93 votes since 9 Jan 10) 13% (12) 14% (13) 73% (68)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1562 votes since 19 Apr 03) 13% (200) 24% (372) 63% (990)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1401 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (364) 61% (858)
Chocolate (3897 votes since 30 Dec 02) 13% (495) 23% (877) 65% (2525)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (16 votes since 14 Jan 14) 13% (2) 0% (0) 88% (14)
gluten (155 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 80% (124)
skittles (532 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 73% (391)
Glandular fever (1624 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (422) 62% (1004)
Vitamin C (91 votes since 10 Nov 09) 12% (11) 10% (9) 78% (71)
Sweets (2907 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (736) 63% (1821)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (50 votes since 3 Nov 10) 12% (6) 12% (6) 76% (38)
Not eating enough fruit (610 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (336)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (397 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 68% (271)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (223 votes since 11 Oct 07) 12% (26) 7% (16) 81% (181)
Lips too dry (758 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (477)
Overactive immune system (474 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (55) 21% (98) 68% (321)
Wheat (69 votes since 24 Jun 10) 12% (8) 7% (5) 81% (56)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (462 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (338)
chilli peppers (105 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 28% (29) 61% (64)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (114 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (92)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (591 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (66) 13% (76) 76% (449)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (27 votes since 21 Mar 12) 11% (3) 19% (5) 70% (19)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (18 votes since 1 Nov 12) 11% (2) 6% (1) 83% (15)
hand, foot, mouth disease (983 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (130) 76% (744)
Oral Sex (1558 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (172) 20% (304) 69% (1082)
msg (83 votes since 16 Feb 10) 11% (9) 12% (10) 77% (64)
lollipops (535 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (385)
ketchup or mayanaise (902 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (663)
acidity in stomach (28 votes since 3 Apr 12) 11% (3) 25% (7) 64% (18)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (66 votes since 15 Jun 10) 11% (7) 8% (5) 82% (54)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (695 votes since 28 Nov 04) 11% (73) 19% (134) 70% (488)
Catching them from someone else (686 votes since 14 Jun 05) 10% (72) 12% (82) 78% (532)
cinnamon gum (48 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 19% (9) 71% (34)
Smoking (1422 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1015)
sugar sweetened cereal (29 votes since 30 Jan 12) 10% (3) 7% (2) 83% (24)
constipation (29 votes since 12 Nov 11) 10% (3) 3% (1) 86% (25)
strawberries (1116 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (813)
Giving up smoking (1764 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 13% (229) 77% (1354)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (753 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (518)
sangria (10 votes since 11 Jul 15) 10% (1) 10% (1) 80% (8)
Pizza (heated cheese) (150 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (121)
Tongue piercing (90 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 81% (73)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (335 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (255)
Using a new toothbrush (572 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 19% (106) 72% (410)
Ear Infection (41 votes since 11 Jun 11) 10% (4) 10% (4) 80% (33)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (186 votes since 9 Jan 08) 10% (18) 15% (27) 76% (141)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2220 votes since 14 Apr 03) 10% (214) 26% (572) 65% (1434)
prescribed drugs (509 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (356)
After surgery (689 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (504)
illegal drug use (speed) (1139 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (174) 75% (856)
Yeast infection candida (1360 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (130) 22% (299) 68% (931)
Sleeping with mouth open (1939 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 30% (580) 61% (1175)
Chewing gum (1932 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 19% (365) 72% (1384)
Sulfa antibiotics (191 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (164)
Fungal Cause (991 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (92) 23% (225) 68% (674)
sinusitus (184 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (31) 74% (136)
sunburn to lips (293 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (24) 83% (242)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1377 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (981)
restless tongue (153 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (114)
hot peppers (736 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (532)
Folic Acid deficiency (1645 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 42% (685) 49% (811)
L-Lysene Deficiency (508 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 25% (125) 66% (337)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (189 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (151)
Excessive Vitamin C (390 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (291)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1573 votes since 25 Mar 03) 9% (140) 29% (454) 62% (979)
Salt (436 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (300)
cancer (519 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 76% (397)
Kiwi fruit (1558 votes since 24 Mar 03) 9% (134) 18% (281) 73% (1143)
SALT (1378 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (905)
SOY (107 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 80% (86)
Indigestion (464 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 70% (327)
Immunosupression med after transplant (298 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (252)
haribo sweets (108 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 15% (16) 77% (83)
too much rich food (924 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (185) 72% (663)
pemphigus vulgaris (37 votes since 9 Apr 11) 8% (3) 5% (2) 86% (32)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (483 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (401)
Vinegar (1179 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (279) 68% (805)
Fizzy drinks (2041 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 24% (485) 68% (1393)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1360 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (965)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (355 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (52) 77% (275)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (89 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 6% (5) 87% (77)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1069 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (843)
Ulcerative Colitis (1251 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (292) 69% (862)
Anything fermented (65 votes since 3 Jun 10) 8% (5) 14% (9) 78% (51)
electronic cigarettes (13 votes since 7 May 13) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (273 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (220)
Smoking cigars (430 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (357)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (157 votes since 23 Mar 08) 8% (12) 11% (18) 81% (127)
cherries (105 votes since 12 Aug 09) 8% (8) 12% (13) 80% (84)
Dairy products - high amine only (40 votes since 15 Jun 11) 8% (3) 8% (3) 85% (34)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (120 votes since 23 Sep 08) 8% (9) 4% (5) 88% (106)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (134 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 87% (117)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1396 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (977)
Tothpaste with Flouride (699 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (470)
balsamic vinegar (121 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 34% (41) 59% (71)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1729 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 23% (405) 69% (1197)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1238 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (873)
Oral Lichen Planus (317 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (259)
Gluten (746 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (589)
Cheese (152 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (130)
Lack of exercise (346 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 27% (92) 66% (229)
parodontological treatment (1043 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (791)
piercings (349 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (288)
Rocket herb (14 votes since 16 Oct 13) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
amalgam dental fillings (14 votes since 17 Jan 14) 7% (1) 0% (0) 93% (13)
dr. pepper (393 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 83% (328)
the pill (335 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 13% (42) 81% (270)
Kissing (1078 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (74) 18% (192) 75% (812)
Chlorine (pool water) (73 votes since 20 May 10) 7% (5) 7% (5) 86% (63)
Lupus (1302 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 76% (996)
Radiotheraphy (457 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 81% (372)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (399 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 15% (58) 79% (314)
Seasonal (74 votes since 30 Apr 10) 7% (5) 14% (10) 80% (59)
Apples (1306 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (88) 14% (177) 80% (1041)
Crohn’s Disease (1536 votes since 14 Feb 03) 7% (103) 25% (384) 68% (1049)
Jelly Belly candies (15 votes since 7 Nov 13) 7% (1) 13% (2) 80% (12)
Peanuts (1910 votes since 30 Dec 02) 7% (127) 17% (319) 77% (1464)
Strong coffee (881 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (58) 18% (157) 76% (666)
Raw walnuts (1262 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (83) 10% (132) 83% (1047)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (772 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (121) 78% (602)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (143 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 87% (125)
L-Arginine (16 votes since 28 Jan 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
Peanut butter (288 votes since 11 May 07) 6% (18) 8% (22) 86% (248)
CGD Carrier (16 votes since 5 Dec 12) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
Celiac disease (1197 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (922)
Passion Fruit (408 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (323)
Melon (902 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 13% (113) 81% (734)
Nuts or seeds (1394 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (84) 17% (232) 77% (1078)
excessive dieting (681 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 17% (113) 77% (527)
Pistachio (316 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (279)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (567 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (107) 75% (426)
mint (184 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (11) 9% (16) 85% (157)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1106 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (842)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (750 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (620)
Licking envelopes (547 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (426)
Guava fruit (156 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 12% (18) 83% (129)
Overactive Salivery Glands (453 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 20% (89) 75% (338)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (921 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (753)
airplane travel (516 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (52) 84% (435)
Bananas (1570 votes since 28 Mar 03) 6% (88) 14% (219) 80% (1263)
Wine gums (447 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (376)
H. Pylori (72 votes since 21 Mar 10) 6% (4) 7% (5) 88% (63)
White wine (1390 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1096)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (690 votes since 13 Jan 05) 6% (38) 9% (64) 85% (588)
Passive smoking (1238 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (981)
Red wine (1904 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 74% (1413)
Beer (1008 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (832)
Mercury tooth fillings (789 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (606)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (240 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (218)
Red 40 food coloring (244 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (214)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (526 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 16% (82) 79% (416)
cheese (76 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 11% (8) 84% (64)
sesame oil (19 votes since 8 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 89% (17)
General anaesthetic (651 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (533)
Multiple Sclerosis (154 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (138)
Biscuits and bread etc (1252 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1018)
Pregnancy (776 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (629)
Cinnamon (817 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (680)
Holiday break from work (917 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (760)
cannabis use (illegal) (508 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (437)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1096 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (929)
onions (178 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (149)
Milk and dairy products (1069 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (54) 16% (172) 79% (843)
werthers originals (517 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (428)
Asthma inhalers (931 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (46) 13% (123) 82% (762)
diabetes (926 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (734)
Wheat, rye or barley (1603 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 17% (265) 79% (1261)
HOT WEATHER (167 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 86% (144)
Fatty foods (1923 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 19% (370) 76% (1461)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (945 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (45) 19% (180) 76% (720)
Birth Control Pills (1176 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (56) 19% (224) 76% (896)
Vasculitis (337 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (295)
methotrexate (391 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 88% (346)
Menopause (828 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (667)
Behcets Disease (1406 votes since 12 Mar 03) 5% (64) 20% (278) 76% (1064)
Dental Desensitizer (353 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 9% (33) 86% (304)
lip gloss (450 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (370)
Aspartame (845 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (675)
Pesticide residues on fruit (618 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (467)
benzoates (574 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (468)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (46 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 9% (4) 87% (40)
Ice Pops (790 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 85% (675)
Codiene (140 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (123)
plums (1150 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (972)
Over-exercising (1156 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (987)
Sucralose (Splenda) (237 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 87% (207)
Amlodipine tablets (96 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (85)
Blue cheese (170 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (153)
Salad Cream (2033 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 15% (303) 81% (1647)
Champagne (985 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 85% (842)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (274 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (240)
soy sauce (1352 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1081)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (453 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (392)
straws (suction) (365 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (325)
mirena iud (183 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 92% (169)
Advil (422 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (366)
Strong Tea (855 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (706)
sulphides (642 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (524)
Lip balms (1151 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (983)
Alpha-linolenic acid (777 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 15% (113) 82% (636)
Calcium deficiency (1223 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (856)
Pop-tarts (374 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 86% (323)
Blackcurrent (844 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (721)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (652 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (533)
vegetarian diet (576 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (497)
Licorice (400 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (350)
soy lethecin (471) (533 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (459)
Aluminium (1727 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1422)
Onions (1903 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 15% (286) 82% (1557)
sodium valproate (1586 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 24% (379) 73% (1158)
air conditioning (682 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 80% (549)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (1983 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 20% (391) 77% (1533)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (547 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (491)
Diabetes medications (35 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 11% (4) 86% (30)
Pollution/fumes (1821 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 75% (1360)
yoghurt (646 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 85% (552)
Glucose syrup (790 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (678)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (111 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 89% (99)
Meat Of All Kind (675 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (596)
Paracetamol (1096 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 84% (926)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (788 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (682)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (435 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 11% (46) 87% (378)
Quinine (Tonic water) (82 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 12% (10) 85% (70)
red meat (910 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (802)
Garlic (463 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (56) 86% (396)
use of anti-coagulants (632 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (543)
suttons disease (1140 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (927)
marmite (1492 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 86% (1288)
avocado (727 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (660)
modafinal (321 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 93% (300)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (286 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (264)
Olives (857 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (768)
Eggs (1857 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1672)
Anti Snoring Spray (274 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (259)
Losec (Omeprazole) (813 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (696)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (70 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 10% (7) 89% (62)
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (12 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (12)