What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

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

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