What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

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

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