What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 279260 votes for 398 causes since October 2002.

398 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted by Maybe in ascending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
too much oral B vitamin (19 votes since 8 Apr 13) 16% (3) 0% (0) 84% (16)
Dermatitis herpetiformis/coeliac disease (19 votes since 25 Mar 13) 16% (3) 0% (0) 84% (16)
Sjogren's Syndrome (16 votes since 17 Apr 13) 13% (2) 0% (0) 88% (14)
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (15 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (15)
Rocket herb (17 votes since 16 Oct 13) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (16)
White wine, should be here but cannot fi (19 votes since 1 Jan 14) 16% (3) 0% (0) 84% (16)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (20 votes since 14 Jan 14) 10% (2) 0% (0) 90% (18)
amalgam dental fillings (17 votes since 17 Jan 14) 6% (1) 0% (0) 94% (16)
Nicorandil (angina drug) (12 votes since 2 Mar 15) 8% (1) 0% (0) 92% (11)
Black beans (11 votes since 28 Sep 15) 9% (1) 0% (0) 91% (10)
SOY AND GLUTEN (11 votes since 4 Aug 15) 9% (1) 0% (0) 91% (10)
candida (13 votes since 24 Mar 15) 15% (2) 0% (0) 85% (11)
Xanthan Gum (17 votes since 6 Mar 14) 12% (2) 0% (0) 88% (15)
behcets syndrome (81 votes since 29 Jan 10) 17% (14) 2% (2) 80% (65)
sweeteners (33 votes since 12 Nov 11) 12% (4) 3% (1) 85% (28)
constipation (32 votes since 12 Nov 11) 9% (3) 3% (1) 88% (28)
Anti Snoring Spray (277 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (262)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (243 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (221)
mirena iud (186 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 92% (172)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (123 votes since 23 Sep 08) 7% (9) 4% (5) 89% (109)
modafinal (324 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 94% (303)
coeliac disease (132 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 83% (109)
sesame oil (22 votes since 8 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 91% (20)
Sulfa antibiotics (194 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (167)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (21 votes since 1 Nov 12) 10% (2) 5% (1) 86% (18)
pemphigus vulgaris (40 votes since 9 Apr 11) 8% (3) 5% (2) 88% (35)
Multiple Sclerosis (157 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (141)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (137 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 88% (120)
L-Arginine (19 votes since 28 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 89% (17)
CGD Carrier (19 votes since 5 Dec 12) 5% (1) 5% (1) 89% (17)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (92 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 5% (5) 87% (80)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (289 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (267)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (71 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 82% (58)
Pistachio (319 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (282)
Blue cheese (173 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (156)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (146 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 88% (128)
electronic cigarettes (16 votes since 7 May 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
sugar sweetened cereal (32 votes since 30 Jan 12) 9% (3) 6% (2) 84% (27)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (31 votes since 1 Nov 12) 29% (9) 6% (2) 65% (20)
Chlorine (pool water) (76 votes since 20 May 10) 7% (5) 7% (5) 87% (66)
QUITTING SMOKING (45 votes since 15 Jun 11) 13% (6) 7% (3) 80% (36)
H. Pylori (75 votes since 21 Mar 10) 5% (4) 7% (5) 88% (66)
Dairy products - high amine only (44 votes since 15 Jun 11) 9% (4) 7% (3) 84% (37)
methotrexate (394 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 89% (349)
Red 40 food coloring (247 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (217)
Wheat (72 votes since 24 Jun 10) 11% (8) 7% (5) 82% (59)
Immunosupression med after transplant (301 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (255)
avocado (730 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (663)
straws (suction) (368 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (328)
Amlodipine tablets (99 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (88)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (226 votes since 11 Oct 07) 12% (26) 7% (16) 81% (184)
Cheese (155 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (133)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (69 votes since 15 Jun 10) 10% (7) 7% (5) 83% (57)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (550 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (494)
Peanut butter (292 votes since 11 May 07) 7% (19) 8% (22) 86% (251)
gluten (158 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 80% (127)
Vasculitis (340 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (298)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (117 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (95)
Codiene (143 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (126)
sangria (13 votes since 11 Jul 15) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (26 votes since 8 May 12) 15% (4) 8% (2) 77% (20)
Eggs (1935 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1750)
Soy (containing Wheat) (64 votes since 5 Aug 10) 13% (8) 8% (5) 80% (51)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (114 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 89% (102)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (49 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 8% (4) 88% (43)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (277 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (243)
Vitamin B and folic acid deficiency (12 votes since 29 Oct 15) 42% (5) 8% (1) 50% (6)
surfactants (24 votes since 30 Jul 12) 13% (3) 8% (2) 79% (19)
Herpes (24 votes since 12 Sep 12) 29% (7) 8% (2) 63% (15)
Sucralose (Splenda) (240 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 88% (210)
Bulimia (48 votes since 17 Nov 10) 13% (6) 8% (4) 79% (38)
menstrual migranes (60 votes since 19 Jun 10) 17% (10) 8% (5) 75% (45)
Olives (860 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (771)
sunburn to lips (296 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (25) 82% (244)
mint (188 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (12) 9% (16) 85% (160)
Tongue piercing (93 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 82% (76)
Antiobiotics (general) (81 votes since 15 Apr 10) 17% (14) 9% (7) 74% (60)
cannabis use (illegal) (511 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (440)
HOT WEATHER (170 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 86% (147)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (486 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (404)
Meat Of All Kind (678 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (599)
Ear Infection (44 votes since 11 Jun 11) 9% (4) 9% (4) 82% (36)
Pizza (heated cheese) (153 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (124)
Licorice (403 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (353)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (693 votes since 13 Jan 05) 5% (38) 9% (64) 85% (591)
Smoking cigars (433 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (360)
Dental Desensitizer (356 votes since 14 Jul 06) 4% (16) 9% (33) 86% (307)
Auto-immune diseases (97 votes since 12 Feb 10) 36% (35) 9% (9) 55% (53)
dr. pepper (396 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 84% (331)
Vitamin C (96 votes since 10 Nov 09) 14% (13) 9% (9) 77% (74)
Advil (425 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (369)
red meat (913 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (805)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (456 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (395)
Having Dental Surgery (106 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (32) 9% (10) 60% (64)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (42 votes since 21 Sep 11) 24% (10) 10% (4) 67% (28)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (73 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 10% (7) 89% (65)
Polo Mints (10 votes since 28 Dec 15) 20% (2) 10% (1) 70% (7)
airplane travel (519 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (52) 84% (438)
Pop-tarts (377 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 86% (326)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1099 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (932)
cheese (79 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 10% (8) 85% (67)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (49 votes since 11 Mar 11) 14% (7) 10% (5) 76% (37)
Ice Pops (793 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 85% (678)
Wine gums (450 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (379)
piercings (352 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (291)
Over-exercising (1159 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (990)
vegetarian diet (579 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (500)
Champagne (988 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 86% (845)
Raw walnuts (1266 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (84) 10% (132) 83% (1050)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (438 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 11% (46) 87% (381)
Diabetes medications (38 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 11% (4) 87% (33)
soy lethecin (471) (536 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (462)
Allergy to any fruit (56 votes since 23 Nov 10) 27% (15) 11% (6) 63% (35)
marmite (1572 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 87% (1368)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (791 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (685)
SOY (110 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 81% (89)
Lip balms (1154 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (986)
Oral Lichen Planus (320 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (262)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (191 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (153)
onions (181 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (152)
Blackcurrent (847 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (724)
Jelly Belly candies (18 votes since 7 Nov 13) 6% (1) 11% (2) 83% (15)
plums (1153 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (975)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (160 votes since 23 Mar 08) 8% (12) 11% (18) 81% (130)
Guava fruit (159 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 11% (18) 83% (132)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (53 votes since 3 Nov 10) 11% (6) 11% (6) 77% (41)
Glucose syrup (793 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (681)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (753 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (623)
regular alcohol consumption (87 votes since 24 Apr 10) 17% (15) 11% (10) 71% (62)
Cinnamon (820 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (683)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (276 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (223)
msg (86 votes since 16 Feb 10) 10% (9) 12% (10) 78% (67)
Quinine (Tonic water) (86 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 12% (10) 86% (74)
use of anti-coagulants (635 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (546)
yoghurt (649 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 86% (555)
Radiotheraphy (460 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 82% (375)
Catching them from someone else (689 votes since 14 Jun 05) 10% (72) 12% (82) 78% (535)
Holiday break from work (920 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (763)
Beer (1011 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (835)
cherries (108 votes since 12 Aug 09) 7% (8) 12% (13) 81% (87)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (282 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (203)
werthers originals (520 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (431)
ear infections/antibiotics (41 votes since 26 Jun 11) 15% (6) 12% (5) 73% (30)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (139 votes since 8 Sep 08) 17% (24) 12% (17) 71% (98)
Garlic (466 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (57) 85% (398)
following dentl surgery (323 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 12% (40) 69% (224)
Giving up smoking (1843 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 12% (229) 78% (1433)
the pill (338 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 12% (42) 81% (273)
Melon (905 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 12% (113) 81% (737)
Systemic Yeast Infection (80 votes since 24 Feb 10) 13% (10) 13% (10) 75% (60)
Allergic reaction (104 votes since 3 Jul 09) 26% (27) 13% (13) 62% (64)
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (24 votes since 5 Apr 13) 25% (6) 13% (3) 63% (15)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (72 votes since 22 Jul 10) 22% (16) 13% (9) 65% (47)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (924 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (756)
Losec (Omeprazole) (816 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (699)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (229 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (161) 13% (29) 17% (39)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (595 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (67) 13% (76) 76% (452)
General anaesthetic (654 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (536)
Paracetamol (1099 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 85% (929)
Seasonal (77 votes since 30 Apr 10) 6% (5) 13% (10) 81% (62)
Asthma inhalers (934 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (46) 13% (123) 82% (765)
hand, foot, mouth disease (986 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (130) 76% (747)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1073 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (847)
Anything fermented (68 votes since 3 Jun 10) 7% (5) 13% (9) 79% (54)
lip gloss (453 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (373)
Bananas (1648 votes since 28 Mar 03) 5% (88) 13% (219) 81% (1341)
Biscuits and bread etc (1255 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1021)
Apples (1310 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (89) 14% (177) 80% (1044)
Biting nails (96 votes since 9 Jan 10) 13% (12) 14% (13) 74% (71)
Strong Tea (858 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (709)
Pregnancy (779 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (632)
Gluten (749 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (592)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (338 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (258)
benzoates (577 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (471)
skittles (535 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 74% (394)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (189 votes since 9 Jan 08) 10% (18) 14% (27) 76% (144)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (28 votes since 16 Mar 13) 18% (5) 14% (4) 68% (19)
Salad Cream (2113 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 14% (303) 82% (1727)
haribo sweets (111 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 14% (16) 77% (86)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (402 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 14% (58) 79% (317)
Onions (1980 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 14% (286) 83% (1634)
Aluminium (1730 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1425)
excessive alcohol consumption (159 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 14% (23) 69% (109)
Alpha-linolenic acid (780 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 14% (113) 82% (639)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (358 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (52) 78% (278)
sulphides (645 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (527)
Passion Fruit (411 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (326)
cancer (522 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 77% (400)
Menopause (831 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (670)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (655 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (536)
Glandular Fever (148 votes since 17 Apr 08) 16% (23) 15% (22) 70% (103)
Licking / biting lips (145 votes since 10 Jan 09) 36% (52) 15% (22) 49% (71)
Passive smoking (1241 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (984)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (465 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (341)
illegal drug use (speed) (1142 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (175) 75% (858)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (529 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 16% (82) 79% (419)
White wine (1393 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1099)
Aspartame (848 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (678)
ketchup or mayanaise (905 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (666)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (776 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (122) 78% (605)
Wheat, rye or barley (1684 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 16% (265) 80% (1342)
diabetes (929 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (737)
soy sauce (1355 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1084)
restless tongue (156 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (117)
Milk and dairy products (1073 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (55) 16% (172) 79% (846)
Peanuts (1988 votes since 30 Dec 02) 6% (128) 16% (319) 78% (1541)
Licking envelopes (550 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (429)
suttons disease (1143 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (930)
Excessive Vitamin C (393 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (294)
Tissue drying out during dental work (399 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (279)
air conditioning (685 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 81% (552)
excessive dieting (684 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 17% (113) 77% (530)
dentist (296 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 17% (49) 67% (199)
sinusitus (187 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (31) 74% (139)
Lupus (1305 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 77% (999)
Nuts or seeds (1399 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (85) 17% (233) 77% (1081)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (30 votes since 21 Mar 12) 10% (3) 17% (5) 73% (22)
Braces (965 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (531)
Celiac disease (1200 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (925)
strawberries (1119 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (816)
parodontological treatment (1046 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (794)
GERD (acid reflux) (88 votes since 16 Jan 10) 14% (12) 17% (15) 69% (61)
lollipops (538 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (388)
stomach bug (356 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (64) 17% (61) 65% (231)
Kiwi fruit (1640 votes since 24 Mar 03) 8% (135) 17% (282) 75% (1223)
After surgery (692 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (507)
oestrogen levels female (91 votes since 20 Sep 09) 14% (13) 18% (16) 68% (62)
cinnamon gum (51 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 18% (9) 73% (37)
Mercury tooth fillings (792 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (609)
Strong coffee (885 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (59) 18% (157) 76% (669)
Kissing (1081 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (74) 18% (192) 75% (815)
tonsilitis (28 votes since 14 Jul 12) 18% (5) 18% (5) 64% (18)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1109 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (845)
Chewing gum (2010 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 18% (365) 73% (1462)
Smoking (1426 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1019)
Full mouth dentures (1193 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (218) 69% (818)
Using a new toothbrush (575 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 18% (106) 72% (413)
Fatty foods (2002 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 18% (370) 77% (1540)
hot peppers (739 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (535)
Oral Sex (1638 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (172) 19% (304) 71% (1162)
chewing tongue (379 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (71) 50% (190)
Behcets Disease (1483 votes since 12 Mar 03) 4% (64) 19% (278) 77% (1141)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (571 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (108) 75% (429)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (2063 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 19% (391) 78% (1613)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (949 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (46) 19% (180) 76% (723)
Birth Control Pills (1180 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (57) 19% (224) 76% (899)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (678 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (129) 68% (461)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (698 votes since 28 Nov 04) 10% (73) 19% (134) 70% (491)
Overactive Salivery Glands (456 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 20% (89) 75% (341)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (128 votes since 16 Apr 09) 25% (32) 20% (25) 55% (71)
Red wine (1981 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 75% (1490)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1380 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (984)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (400 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 69% (274)
High Sugar Intake- (86 votes since 14 May 10) 17% (15) 20% (17) 63% (54)
too much rich food (927 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (185) 72% (666)
Pesticide residues on fruit (621 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (470)
Pure fruit juice (15 votes since 8 Apr 15) 13% (2) 20% (3) 67% (10)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (240 votes since 31 Jan 08) 47% (112) 20% (48) 33% (80)
prescribed drugs (512 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (359)
crisps/chips (especially with 622 flavor (192 votes since 11 Mar 08) 18% (34) 20% (39) 62% (119)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (438 votes since 12 Apr 06) 16% (68) 20% (89) 64% (281)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (556 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 63% (353)
Overactive immune system (477 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (55) 21% (98) 68% (324)
cutting gums with toothbrush (229 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (88) 21% (48) 41% (93)
Indigestion (467 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 71% (330)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (756 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (521)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1363 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (968)
grapefruit (993 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (211) 62% (612)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (230 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (75) 21% (49) 46% (106)
Tomato Ketchup (1095 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (234) 65% (708)
natural fruit acid (121 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (26) 21% (26) 57% (69)
Pollution/fumes (1899 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 76% (1438)
After finals or midterms (897 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (118) 22% (196) 65% (583)
Yeast infection candida (1363 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (130) 22% (299) 69% (934)
Chocolate (3974 votes since 30 Dec 02) 12% (495) 22% (878) 65% (2601)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1241 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (876)
Allergies (424 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (94) 56% (237)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1705 votes since 6 Apr 03) 35% (591) 22% (379) 43% (735)
Salt (439 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (98) 69% (303)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1808 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 22% (405) 71% (1276)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1399 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (980)
acidity in stomach (31 votes since 3 Apr 12) 10% (3) 23% (7) 68% (21)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10841 votes since 19 Nov 02) 41% (4490) 23% (2452) 36% (3899)
Fungal Cause (994 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (92) 23% (225) 68% (677)
Pineapple (2381 votes since 15 Jan 03) 16% (383) 23% (539) 61% (1459)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1642 votes since 19 Apr 03) 12% (200) 23% (372) 65% (1070)
sodium valproate (1665 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 23% (379) 74% (1237)
Lemons (783 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (142) 23% (179) 59% (462)
Fizzy drinks (2120 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 23% (485) 69% (1472)
fever (612 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (390)
Ulcerative Colitis (1254 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (292) 69% (865)
lemonade (115 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (16) 23% (27) 63% (72)
chocolate (174 votes since 4 Aug 08) 16% (27) 24% (41) 61% (106)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (93 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 24% (22) 62% (58)
Vinegar (1183 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (280) 68% (808)
Oranges (1165 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (277) 55% (644)
Crohn’s Disease (1615 votes since 14 Feb 03) 6% (103) 24% (384) 70% (1128)
Spicy, hot food (492 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (117) 62% (303)
abrasions from dental hygienist (21 votes since 8 Apr 13) 43% (9) 24% (5) 33% (7)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1090 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (285) 24% (260) 50% (545)
Being intensely upset for short time (413 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (132) 24% (99) 44% (182)
Herpes simplex (1544 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (200) 24% (374) 63% (970)
L-Lysene Deficiency (511 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 24% (125) 67% (340)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (825 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (282) 25% (203) 41% (340)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (69 votes since 15 Jul 10) 20% (14) 25% (17) 55% (38)
Sweets (2986 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (737) 64% (1899)
Losing temper / anger (1058 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (659)
Gastric reflux (1095 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (655)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2301 votes since 14 Apr 03) 9% (214) 25% (572) 66% (1515)
raw tomatoes (253 votes since 14 Nov 07) 21% (54) 25% (63) 54% (136)
Generally run down (2263 votes since 9 Feb 03) 62% (1402) 25% (565) 13% (296)
TMJ/teeth grinding (796 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (467)
Dry Mouth (607 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (153) 60% (363)
Tothpaste with Flouride (702 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (473)
Lips too dry (761 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (480)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1572 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 26% (403) 62% (971)
SALT (1381 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (908)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1069 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (555)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1404 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (364) 61% (861)
Sugar and too much sugary food (863 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (482)
Glandular fever (1627 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (423) 62% (1006)
Stress (3212 votes since 27 Sep 02) 65% (2074) 26% (836) 9% (302)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1890 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (495) 46% (865)
sensitive skin inside & out? (761 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 60% (453)
SLS in toothpastes (38 votes since 11 Jun 12) 32% (12) 26% (10) 42% (16)
Lack of exercise (349 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 26% (92) 66% (232)
Calcium deficiency (1226 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (859)
After period (females) hormonal change (758 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (154) 27% (201) 53% (403)
when glands play up (763 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 60% (454)
Tomatoes (2271 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 27% (608) 55% (1260)
chilli peppers (108 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 27% (29) 62% (67)
Food Allergy (1174 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (318) 53% (618)
Citric acid (1908 votes since 4 Mar 03) 22% (426) 27% (517) 51% (965)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1654 votes since 25 Mar 03) 8% (140) 27% (454) 64% (1060)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (479 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (245) 28% (132) 21% (102)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1335 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (371) 57% (762)
feeling mentally and physically low (637 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (269) 28% (181) 29% (187)
Worrying about money (390 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (111) 28% (111) 43% (168)
Lack of sleep (130 votes since 25 Jan 10) 41% (53) 28% (37) 31% (40)
Virus (956 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (185) 29% (274) 52% (497)
Sleeping with mouth open (2019 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 29% (582) 62% (1253)
Lack Of Veg (709 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (412)
Grapefruit, lime (93 votes since 3 Mar 10) 18% (17) 29% (27) 53% (49)
Genetic pre-disposition (1780 votes since 23 Feb 03) 29% (509) 29% (521) 42% (750)
worry (68 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (29) 29% (20) 28% (19)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (423 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (118) 30% (125) 43% (180)
Worry over forthcoming event (483 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (174) 30% (144) 34% (165)
Manual teeth brushing (1519 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (249) 30% (457) 54% (813)
Physically & mentally exhausted (689 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (322) 31% (211) 23% (156)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (598 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 55% (327)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1657 votes since 6 Apr 03) 24% (393) 31% (513) 45% (751)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1309 votes since 27 Jun 03) 18% (242) 31% (407) 50% (660)
Dehydration (1261 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (395) 55% (691)
Acidic foods & drinks (2557 votes since 23 Feb 03) 26% (671) 32% (813) 42% (1073)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (106 votes since 9 Mar 10) 16% (17) 32% (34) 52% (55)
During a cold or flu (1396 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (485) 32% (449) 33% (462)
Citrus Fruits (146 votes since 19 Jun 09) 25% (37) 32% (47) 42% (62)
Orange juice (2428 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (478) 32% (782) 48% (1168)
Not eating enough fruit (613 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (339)
pressure at work (489 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (153) 33% (161) 36% (175)
balsamic vinegar (124 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 33% (41) 60% (74)
Low B12 in blood work (982 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (513)
Anxiety (1350 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (580) 33% (450) 24% (320)
Drop In Immune System (1692 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (819) 34% (572) 18% (301)
Hormonal cycle (2060 votes since 27 Nov 02) 22% (460) 34% (701) 44% (899)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1395 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (480) 30% (424)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1226 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (427) 35% (424)
vitamin b2 deficiency (530 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 49% (262)
ph balance in mouth (716 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 46% (326)
Prelude to another illness (1947 votes since 29 Jan 03) 27% (521) 36% (705) 37% (721)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (135 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (50) 48% (65)
After a cold (1988 votes since 26 Jan 03) 24% (477) 37% (740) 39% (771)
Depression (1259 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (342) 38% (479) 35% (438)
Toothpaste with SLS (2452 votes since 27 Sep 02) 14% (348) 39% (957) 47% (1147)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3394 votes since 27 Sep 02) 38% (1292) 40% (1346) 22% (756)
Folic Acid deficiency (1722 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 40% (685) 52% (888)
Vitamin C deficiency (1529 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 42% (649) 42% (641)
Bacteria (2276 votes since 23 Nov 02) 29% (666) 44% (995) 27% (615)
Iron deficiency (1745 votes since 19 Feb 03) 13% (231) 44% (774) 42% (740)
Lack of Vitamin B (2150 votes since 14 Nov 02) 18% (383) 50% (1083) 32% (684)
Zinc deficiency (2011 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 51% (1023) 36% (730)