What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Public survey, 274320 votes for 393 causes since October 2002.

393 Causes, votes, since.
Currently sorted by No effect in descending order
Causes them Exacerbates No effect
Chewing of tobacco i.e. Gutkha etc, etc (12 votes since 3 Oct 13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (12)
Anti Snoring Spray (274 votes since 28 Dec 06) 2% (5) 4% (10) 95% (259)
modafinal (321 votes since 1 Aug 06) 2% (7) 4% (14) 93% (300)
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)
mirena iud (183 votes since 28 Oct 07) 4% (7) 4% (7) 92% (169)
Wellbutrin (prescription) (286 votes since 29 Nov 06) 2% (6) 6% (16) 92% (264)
Change in Altitude (lower oxygen) (240 votes since 6 Jul 07) 5% (13) 4% (9) 91% (218)
avocado (727 votes since 12 Nov 04) 2% (16) 7% (51) 91% (660)
Eggs (1857 votes since 11 Jan 03) 2% (34) 8% (151) 90% (1672)
Blue cheese (170 votes since 9 Feb 08) 4% (7) 6% (10) 90% (153)
Nicorette (stop smoking patches) (547 votes since 30 Apr 05) 3% (16) 7% (40) 90% (491)
Olives (857 votes since 5 Mar 04) 2% (17) 8% (72) 90% (768)
Multiple Sclerosis (154 votes since 8 Jan 08) 5% (8) 5% (8) 90% (138)
sesame oil (19 votes since 8 Jan 13) 5% (1) 5% (1) 89% (17)
Too much meat (beef, pork, chicken) (111 votes since 17 Apr 09) 3% (3) 8% (9) 89% (99)
straws (suction) (365 votes since 24 Jul 06) 4% (14) 7% (26) 89% (325)
Iced Tea (regular or excessive) (70 votes since 29 Jul 10) 1% (1) 10% (7) 89% (62)
Amlodipine tablets (96 votes since 20 May 09) 4% (4) 7% (7) 89% (85)
methotrexate (391 votes since 26 Feb 06) 5% (18) 7% (27) 88% (346)
cox-2 antiinflammatories (120 votes since 23 Sep 08) 8% (9) 4% (5) 88% (106)
Meat Of All Kind (675 votes since 10 Feb 05) 3% (18) 9% (61) 88% (596)
Pistachio (316 votes since 4 Jan 07) 6% (19) 6% (18) 88% (279)
red meat (910 votes since 28 Jan 04) 2% (22) 9% (86) 88% (802)
Codiene (140 votes since 4 Jul 08) 4% (6) 8% (11) 88% (123)
Red 40 food coloring (244 votes since 13 Jun 07) 5% (13) 7% (17) 88% (214)
Anything w/ the food dye: Yellow #6 (274 votes since 30 Mar 07) 4% (11) 8% (23) 88% (240)
Vasculitis (337 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 8% (26) 88% (295)
H. Pylori (72 votes since 21 Mar 10) 6% (4) 7% (5) 88% (63)
L-Arginine (16 votes since 28 Jan 13) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
Licorice (400 votes since 18 Apr 06) 3% (13) 9% (37) 88% (350)
CGD Carrier (16 votes since 5 Dec 12) 6% (1) 6% (1) 88% (14)
Potatoes (they turn to sugar) (16 votes since 14 Jan 14) 13% (2) 0% (0) 88% (14)
during pill sugar strip (during period) (143 votes since 2 Apr 08) 6% (9) 6% (9) 87% (125)
Sucralose (Splenda) (237 votes since 28 Jul 07) 4% (10) 8% (20) 87% (207)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (134 votes since 25 May 08) 7% (10) 5% (7) 87% (117)
after an attack of Raynaud's Phenomenon (46 votes since 23 Oct 10) 4% (2) 9% (4) 87% (40)
Cerebral Palsy - muscular tension (435 votes since 2 Nov 05) 3% (11) 11% (46) 87% (378)
Advil (422 votes since 3 Mar 06) 4% (16) 9% (40) 87% (366)
Malaria profilaxis, Paludrin (788 votes since 22 Feb 04) 3% (20) 11% (86) 87% (682)
Illegal drugs - magic mushrooms (453 votes since 28 Sep 05) 4% (18) 9% (43) 87% (392)
Almonds definitely inc extract in cakes (89 votes since 20 Nov 09) 8% (7) 6% (5) 87% (77)
pemphigus vulgaris (37 votes since 9 Apr 11) 8% (3) 5% (2) 86% (32)
Pop-tarts (374 votes since 13 Jul 06) 3% (13) 10% (38) 86% (323)
marmite (1492 votes since 21 Mar 03) 2% (35) 11% (169) 86% (1288)
Chlorine (pool water) (73 votes since 20 May 10) 7% (5) 7% (5) 86% (63)
vegetarian diet (576 votes since 9 May 05) 3% (19) 10% (60) 86% (497)
HOT WEATHER (167 votes since 26 Mar 08) 5% (8) 9% (15) 86% (144)
constipation (29 votes since 12 Nov 11) 10% (3) 3% (1) 86% (25)
Dental Desensitizer (353 votes since 14 Jul 06) 5% (16) 9% (33) 86% (304)
soy lethecin (471) (533 votes since 14 Jun 05) 3% (17) 11% (57) 86% (459)
Peanut butter (288 votes since 11 May 07) 6% (18) 8% (22) 86% (248)
cannabis use (illegal) (508 votes since 6 Aug 05) 5% (26) 9% (45) 86% (437)
use of anti-coagulants (632 votes since 18 Jan 05) 2% (15) 12% (74) 86% (543)
Sulfa antibiotics (191 votes since 21 Oct 07) 9% (18) 5% (9) 86% (164)
Glucose syrup (790 votes since 6 Apr 04) 3% (22) 11% (90) 86% (678)
Diabetes medications (35 votes since 2 Jun 11) 3% (1) 11% (4) 86% (30)
Xanthan Gum (14 votes since 6 Mar 14) 14% (2) 0% (0) 86% (12)
Losec (Omeprazole) (813 votes since 25 Jan 04) 2% (14) 13% (103) 86% (696)
Garlic (463 votes since 15 Mar 06) 2% (11) 12% (56) 86% (396)
Cheese (152 votes since 18 Jul 08) 7% (11) 7% (11) 86% (130)
Champagne (985 votes since 20 Nov 03) 4% (40) 10% (103) 85% (842)
yoghurt (646 votes since 3 May 05) 3% (18) 12% (76) 85% (552)
Ice Pops (790 votes since 14 May 04) 4% (34) 10% (81) 85% (675)
Blackcurrent (844 votes since 9 Mar 04) 3% (29) 11% (94) 85% (721)
Lip balms (1151 votes since 19 Apr 04) 4% (42) 11% (126) 85% (983)
Over-exercising (1156 votes since 24 Jul 03) 4% (49) 10% (120) 85% (987)
Quinine (Tonic water) (82 votes since 10 Feb 10) 2% (2) 12% (10) 85% (70)
mint (184 votes since 9 Feb 08) 6% (11) 9% (16) 85% (157)
dried fruits (as in fruit cake) (690 votes since 13 Jan 05) 6% (38) 9% (64) 85% (588)
Dairy products - high amine only (40 votes since 15 Jun 11) 8% (3) 8% (3) 85% (34)
Nicorette (stop smoking gum) (1096 votes since 11 Jul 03) 5% (56) 10% (111) 85% (929)
electronic cigarettes (13 votes since 7 May 13) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
Sjogren's Syndrome (13 votes since 17 Apr 13) 15% (2) 0% (0) 85% (11)
Immunosupression med after transplant (298 votes since 7 Nov 06) 8% (25) 7% (21) 85% (252)
plums (1150 votes since 22 Jul 03) 4% (49) 11% (129) 85% (972)
Paracetamol (1096 votes since 31 Jul 03) 3% (28) 13% (142) 84% (926)
airplane travel (516 votes since 27 Aug 05) 6% (29) 10% (52) 84% (435)
cheese (76 votes since 27 May 10) 5% (4) 11% (8) 84% (64)
Wine gums (447 votes since 15 Feb 06) 6% (25) 10% (46) 84% (376)
onions (178 votes since 29 Feb 08) 5% (9) 11% (20) 84% (149)
dr. pepper (393 votes since 2 Jul 06) 7% (28) 9% (37) 83% (328)
sweeteners (30 votes since 12 Nov 11) 13% (4) 3% (1) 83% (25)
acidic body ph: from sugar,dairy,wheat (18 votes since 1 Nov 12) 11% (2) 6% (1) 83% (15)
Cinnamon (817 votes since 12 Aug 04) 5% (42) 12% (95) 83% (680)
Smoking cigars (430 votes since 8 Dec 05) 8% (33) 9% (40) 83% (357)
Pill jaw (Ecstacy use - ILLEGAL) (483 votes since 9 Aug 05) 8% (39) 9% (43) 83% (401)
Raw walnuts (1262 votes since 13 Jun 03) 7% (83) 10% (132) 83% (1047)
Holiday break from work (917 votes since 27 Dec 03) 5% (47) 12% (110) 83% (760)
werthers originals (517 votes since 23 Aug 05) 5% (26) 12% (63) 83% (428)
sugar sweetened cereal (29 votes since 30 Jan 12) 10% (3) 7% (2) 83% (24)
Guava fruit (156 votes since 11 Mar 08) 6% (9) 12% (18) 83% (129)
playing a musical instrument (i.e.flute (750 votes since 31 Aug 04) 6% (44) 11% (86) 83% (620)
sunburn to lips (293 votes since 5 Feb 07) 9% (27) 8% (24) 83% (242)
Strong Tea (855 votes since 6 Apr 04) 4% (32) 14% (117) 83% (706)
Beer (1008 votes since 27 Nov 03) 5% (55) 12% (121) 83% (832)
piercings (349 votes since 1 Aug 06) 7% (25) 10% (36) 83% (288)
Aluminium (1727 votes since 15 Jul 03) 3% (55) 14% (250) 82% (1422)
lip gloss (450 votes since 21 Feb 06) 4% (20) 13% (60) 82% (370)
coeliac disease (129 votes since 21 Jul 08) 13% (17) 5% (6) 82% (106)
General anaesthetic (651 votes since 18 Jan 05) 5% (34) 13% (84) 82% (533)
Alpha-linolenic acid (777 votes since 4 Mar 04) 4% (28) 15% (113) 82% (636)
Asthma inhalers (931 votes since 8 Feb 04) 5% (46) 13% (123) 82% (762)
Hi Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (66 votes since 15 Jun 10) 11% (7) 8% (5) 82% (54)
Onions (1903 votes since 26 Nov 02) 3% (60) 15% (286) 82% (1557)
Antibiotics from Cancer surgery (921 votes since 18 Oct 03) 6% (52) 13% (116) 82% (753)
L-Term effect of childhood mononucleosis (652 votes since 27 Dec 04) 3% (22) 15% (97) 82% (533)
Oral Lichen Planus (317 votes since 9 Jan 07) 7% (23) 11% (35) 82% (259)
sulphides (642 votes since 13 Jan 05) 4% (24) 15% (94) 82% (524)
benzoates (574 votes since 8 Apr 05) 4% (25) 14% (81) 82% (468)
Radiotheraphy (457 votes since 1 Oct 05) 7% (31) 12% (54) 81% (372)
Melon (902 votes since 16 Feb 04) 6% (55) 13% (113) 81% (734)
suttons disease (1140 votes since 9 Jun 03) 2% (27) 16% (186) 81% (927)
Biscuits and bread etc (1252 votes since 20 Jun 03) 5% (65) 13% (169) 81% (1018)
too much oral B vitamin (16 votes since 8 Apr 13) 19% (3) 0% (0) 81% (13)
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)
Neurofen/Ibuprofen (223 votes since 11 Oct 07) 12% (26) 7% (16) 81% (181)
Wheat (69 votes since 24 Jun 10) 12% (8) 7% (5) 81% (56)
Tongue piercing (90 votes since 1 Aug 09) 10% (9) 9% (8) 81% (73)
Pregnancy (776 votes since 22 Apr 04) 5% (40) 14% (107) 81% (629)
Salad Cream (2033 votes since 17 Oct 02) 4% (83) 15% (303) 81% (1647)
blackcurrent liquorice boiled sweets (157 votes since 23 Mar 08) 8% (12) 11% (18) 81% (127)
Lichenoid Reaction ie allergies (68 votes since 27 Apr 10) 13% (9) 6% (4) 81% (55)
naproxen anti inflammatory drug (114 votes since 31 Dec 08) 11% (13) 8% (9) 81% (92)
Pizza (heated cheese) (150 votes since 18 Jul 08) 10% (15) 9% (14) 81% (121)
the pill (335 votes since 27 Aug 06) 7% (23) 13% (42) 81% (270)
Gum shield to prevent teeth grinding (273 votes since 18 Apr 07) 8% (21) 12% (32) 81% (220)
Menopause (828 votes since 10 Feb 04) 5% (38) 15% (123) 81% (667)
air conditioning (682 votes since 30 Jan 05) 3% (21) 16% (112) 80% (549)
Ear Infection (41 votes since 11 Jun 11) 10% (4) 10% (4) 80% (33)
Bananas (1570 votes since 28 Mar 03) 6% (88) 14% (219) 80% (1263)
SOY (107 votes since 28 Mar 09) 8% (9) 11% (12) 80% (86)
Jelly Belly candies (15 votes since 7 Nov 13) 7% (1) 13% (2) 80% (12)
sangria (10 votes since 11 Jul 15) 10% (1) 10% (1) 80% (8)
gluten (155 votes since 30 Mar 08) 12% (19) 8% (12) 80% (124)
cherries (105 votes since 12 Aug 09) 8% (8) 12% (13) 80% (84)
candida (10 votes since 24 Mar 15) 20% (2) 0% (0) 80% (8)
soy sauce (1352 votes since 9 May 03) 4% (54) 16% (217) 80% (1081)
FRUITY BROWN SAUCE (189 votes since 3 Jan 08) 9% (17) 11% (21) 80% (151)
Aspartame (845 votes since 10 Feb 04) 4% (37) 16% (133) 80% (675)
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)
behcets syndrome (78 votes since 29 Jan 10) 18% (14) 3% (2) 79% (62)
diabetes (926 votes since 4 Nov 03) 5% (45) 16% (147) 79% (734)
Passive smoking (1238 votes since 11 Jun 03) 5% (68) 15% (189) 79% (981)
Passion Fruit (408 votes since 26 May 06) 6% (25) 15% (60) 79% (323)
certain strong cheddar cheeses (526 votes since 18 Sep 05) 5% (28) 16% (82) 79% (416)
Gluten (746 votes since 18 Aug 04) 7% (54) 14% (103) 79% (589)
Milk and dairy products (1068 votes since 22 Jan 06) 5% (53) 16% (172) 79% (843)
Class A drug use - Cocaine (1069 votes since 22 Jul 03) 8% (84) 13% (142) 79% (843)
White wine (1390 votes since 12 May 03) 6% (77) 16% (217) 79% (1096)
Specifically Big Red Cinimmon Gum (399 votes since 11 May 06) 7% (27) 15% (58) 79% (314)
Soy (containing Wheat) (61 votes since 5 Aug 10) 13% (8) 8% (5) 79% (48)
Wheat, rye or barley (1603 votes since 22 Feb 03) 5% (77) 17% (265) 79% (1261)
QUITTING SMOKING (42 votes since 15 Jun 11) 14% (6) 7% (3) 79% (33)
Anything fermented (65 votes since 3 Jun 10) 8% (5) 14% (9) 78% (51)
Vitamin C (91 votes since 10 Nov 09) 12% (11) 10% (9) 78% (71)
MSG (monosodium glutamate) (772 votes since 1 May 04) 6% (49) 16% (121) 78% (602)
Licking envelopes (547 votes since 3 Aug 05) 6% (32) 16% (89) 78% (426)
Bulimia (45 votes since 17 Nov 10) 13% (6) 9% (4) 78% (35)
Catching them from someone else (686 votes since 14 Jun 05) 10% (72) 12% (82) 78% (532)
Bread (and other yeasty foods) (355 votes since 30 Oct 06) 8% (28) 15% (52) 77% (275)
excessive dieting (681 votes since 23 Dec 04) 6% (41) 17% (113) 77% (527)
Nuts or seeds (1394 votes since 11 May 03) 6% (84) 17% (232) 77% (1078)
Detergent (left on plates/cutlery etc) (1983 votes since 23 Oct 02) 3% (59) 20% (391) 77% (1533)
msg (83 votes since 16 Feb 10) 11% (9) 12% (10) 77% (64)
Celiac disease (1197 votes since 16 Jul 03) 6% (74) 17% (201) 77% (922)
haribo sweets (108 votes since 2 May 09) 8% (9) 15% (16) 77% (83)
Mercury tooth fillings (789 votes since 19 May 04) 5% (43) 18% (140) 77% (606)
Giving up smoking (1764 votes since 25 Feb 03) 10% (181) 13% (229) 77% (1354)
Peanuts (1910 votes since 30 Dec 02) 7% (127) 17% (319) 77% (1464)
Lupus (1302 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (89) 17% (217) 76% (996)
cancer (519 votes since 5 Jun 05) 9% (45) 15% (77) 76% (397)
monosodiumglutamate MSG (945 votes since 23 Oct 03) 5% (45) 19% (180) 76% (720)
surfactants (21 votes since 30 Jul 12) 14% (3) 10% (2) 76% (16)
Birth Control Pills (1176 votes since 13 Sep 03) 5% (56) 19% (224) 76% (896)
Sorbitol -often found in gum, mints etc (1106 votes since 25 Jul 03) 6% (65) 18% (199) 76% (842)
Concentrated drinks (squash!) its true! (335 votes since 12 Nov 06) 10% (33) 14% (47) 76% (255)
Constipation or Bowl irregularities (50 votes since 3 Nov 10) 12% (6) 12% (6) 76% (38)
Fatty foods (1923 votes since 26 Mar 03) 5% (92) 19% (370) 76% (1461)
Cancer Treatment - Chemotherapy (591 votes since 28 Mar 05) 11% (66) 13% (76) 76% (449)
parodontological treatment (1043 votes since 25 Jul 03) 7% (75) 17% (177) 76% (791)
Mouth shut and still for many hours (186 votes since 9 Jan 08) 10% (18) 15% (27) 76% (141)
hand, foot, mouth disease (983 votes since 14 Sep 03) 11% (109) 13% (130) 76% (744)
Behcets Disease (1406 votes since 12 Mar 03) 5% (64) 20% (278) 76% (1064)
Strong coffee (881 votes since 28 Mar 04) 7% (58) 18% (157) 76% (666)
Pesticide residues on fruit (618 votes since 6 Mar 05) 4% (27) 20% (124) 76% (467)
Kissing (1078 votes since 4 Nov 03) 7% (74) 18% (192) 75% (812)
illegal drug use (speed) (1139 votes since 30 Jun 03) 10% (109) 15% (174) 75% (856)
Artificial flavors colors & preservative (567 votes since 14 Jun 05) 6% (34) 19% (107) 75% (426)
Pollution/fumes (1821 votes since 25 Nov 02) 3% (52) 22% (409) 75% (1360)
Excessive Vitamin C (390 votes since 13 Jun 06) 9% (35) 16% (64) 75% (291)
Overactive Salivery Glands (453 votes since 24 Nov 05) 6% (26) 20% (89) 75% (338)
restless tongue (153 votes since 28 Mar 08) 9% (14) 16% (25) 75% (114)
Red wine (1904 votes since 25 Nov 02) 5% (104) 20% (387) 74% (1413)
Systemic Yeast Infection (77 votes since 24 Feb 10) 13% (10) 13% (10) 74% (57)
Cinnamon, Sodium Bernzoate,Benzoic Acid (46 votes since 11 Mar 11) 15% (7) 11% (5) 74% (34)
HPV Human Papilloma Virus, Oral (23 votes since 8 May 12) 17% (4) 9% (2) 74% (17)
sinusitus (184 votes since 22 Jan 08) 9% (17) 17% (31) 74% (136)
menstrual migranes (57 votes since 19 Jun 10) 18% (10) 9% (5) 74% (42)
ketchup or mayanaise (902 votes since 5 Mar 04) 11% (97) 16% (142) 74% (663)
skittles (532 votes since 2 Sep 05) 12% (65) 14% (76) 73% (391)
Kiwi fruit (1558 votes since 24 Mar 03) 9% (134) 18% (281) 73% (1143)
Fizzy Sherbert (alone or coating sweets) (462 votes since 6 Jan 06) 11% (53) 15% (71) 73% (338)
After surgery (689 votes since 30 Nov 04) 10% (66) 17% (119) 73% (504)
Biting nails (93 votes since 9 Jan 10) 13% (12) 14% (13) 73% (68)
Antiobiotics (general) (78 votes since 15 Apr 10) 18% (14) 9% (7) 73% (57)
sodium valproate (1586 votes since 20 Jan 03) 3% (49) 24% (379) 73% (1158)
strawberries (1116 votes since 17 Sep 03) 10% (115) 17% (188) 73% (813)
hot peppers (736 votes since 9 Dec 04) 9% (67) 19% (137) 72% (532)
lollipops (535 votes since 2 Sep 05) 11% (58) 17% (92) 72% (385)
too much rich food (924 votes since 2 Jan 04) 8% (76) 20% (185) 72% (663)
OCD (Eating Mouth) (279 votes since 29 Mar 07) 16% (45) 12% (34) 72% (200)
Using a new toothbrush (572 votes since 4 Jul 05) 10% (56) 19% (106) 72% (410)
Chewing gum (1932 votes since 6 Jan 03) 9% (183) 19% (365) 72% (1384)
Smoking (1422 votes since 25 Apr 03) 10% (148) 18% (259) 71% (1015)
Coke - not just any fizzy drink (1377 votes since 25 May 03) 9% (126) 20% (270) 71% (981)
ear infections/antibiotics (38 votes since 26 Jun 11) 16% (6) 13% (5) 71% (27)
Sodium Benzonate (soft/fizzy drinks) (1360 votes since 6 May 03) 8% (108) 21% (287) 71% (965)
cinnamon gum (48 votes since 25 Mar 11) 10% (5) 19% (9) 71% (34)
Hunger (low blood sugar?) (1238 votes since 25 Jun 03) 7% (90) 22% (275) 71% (873)
Indigestion (464 votes since 24 Nov 05) 8% (39) 21% (98) 70% (327)
Any toothpaste with whitening in it (27 votes since 21 Mar 12) 11% (3) 19% (5) 70% (19)
regular alcohol consumption (84 votes since 24 Apr 10) 18% (15) 12% (10) 70% (59)
SHORT BLOOD PRES. ELEVATION , ANGER (695 votes since 28 Nov 04) 11% (73) 19% (134) 70% (488)
Calcium deficiency (1223 votes since 30 May 03) 4% (43) 26% (324) 70% (856)
Intolerance to foods with yeast in (1396 votes since 25 Apr 03) 7% (104) 23% (315) 70% (977)
prescribed drugs (509 votes since 19 Sep 05) 10% (49) 20% (104) 70% (356)
dentist- local anaesthetic (puncture) (136 votes since 8 Sep 08) 18% (24) 13% (17) 70% (95)
Tissue drying out during dental work (396 votes since 22 Jun 06) 14% (55) 16% (65) 70% (276)
Oral Sex (1558 votes since 15 Apr 03) 11% (172) 20% (304) 69% (1082)
anti-inflammatory drugs (1729 votes since 27 Jan 03) 7% (127) 23% (405) 69% (1197)
following dentl surgery (320 votes since 6 Jan 07) 18% (59) 13% (40) 69% (221)
Glandular Fever (145 votes since 17 Apr 08) 16% (23) 15% (22) 69% (100)
Salt (435 votes since 1 Jul 06) 9% (38) 22% (97) 69% (300)
Ulcerative Colitis (1251 votes since 12 May 03) 8% (97) 23% (292) 69% (862)
Regurgitating and/or Vomiting (753 votes since 26 Aug 04) 10% (76) 21% (159) 69% (518)
Full mouth dentures (1189 votes since 17 Jun 03) 13% (157) 18% (218) 68% (814)
Yeast infection candida (1360 votes since 3 May 03) 10% (130) 22% (299) 68% (931)
Crohn’s Disease (1536 votes since 14 Feb 03) 7% (103) 25% (384) 68% (1049)
Vinegar (1179 votes since 24 Jul 03) 8% (95) 24% (279) 68% (805)
Acid build up - need more protein intake (397 votes since 28 Apr 06) 12% (47) 20% (79) 68% (271)
Fizzy drinks (2041 votes since 26 Jan 03) 8% (163) 24% (485) 68% (1393)
GERD (acid reflux) (85 votes since 16 Jan 10) 14% (12) 18% (15) 68% (58)
Fungal Cause (991 votes since 10 Oct 03) 9% (92) 23% (225) 68% (674)
excessive alcohol consumption (156 votes since 21 Jul 08) 17% (27) 15% (23) 68% (106)
auto-immune disease (hypothyroid) (675 votes since 18 Jan 05) 13% (88) 19% (129) 68% (458)
Overactive immune system (474 votes since 10 Nov 05) 12% (55) 21% (98) 68% (321)
Tothpaste with Flouride (699 votes since 4 Feb 05) 7% (52) 25% (177) 67% (470)
oestrogen levels female (88 votes since 20 Sep 09) 15% (13) 18% (16) 67% (59)
dentist (293 votes since 30 Apr 07) 16% (48) 17% (49) 67% (196)
diet ( lacking in fruit and vegetaBles (24 votes since 16 Mar 13) 21% (5) 13% (3) 67% (16)
L-Lysene Deficiency (508 votes since 3 Sep 05) 9% (46) 25% (125) 66% (337)
Lack of exercise (346 votes since 18 Oct 06) 7% (25) 27% (92) 66% (229)
SALT (1378 votes since 5 Jun 03) 9% (118) 26% (355) 66% (905)
A virus..fatigue first.. swollen gland (20 votes since 5 Apr 13) 20% (4) 15% (3) 65% (13)
After finals or midterms (894 votes since 26 Jan 04) 13% (118) 22% (195) 65% (581)
stomach bug (353 votes since 30 Sep 06) 18% (63) 17% (61) 65% (229)
Chocolate (3896 votes since 30 Dec 02) 13% (494) 23% (877) 65% (2525)
Tomato Ketchup (1091 votes since 26 Oct 03) 14% (153) 21% (233) 65% (705)
Digestiive disorder (intestinal) (2220 votes since 14 Apr 03) 10% (214) 26% (572) 65% (1434)
acidity in stomach (28 votes since 3 Apr 12) 11% (3) 25% (7) 64% (18)
Sour Candy ie Sour Patch Kids (435 votes since 12 Apr 06) 15% (67) 20% (89) 64% (279)
any flavoured spicy coated crisps. (39 votes since 21 Sep 11) 26% (10) 10% (4) 64% (25)
Dry mouth due to prescribed medications (69 votes since 22 Jul 10) 23% (16) 13% (9) 64% (44)
fever (609 votes since 7 May 05) 13% (81) 23% (141) 64% (387)
Spicy Foods (Curries) (1561 votes since 19 Apr 03) 13% (200) 24% (371) 63% (990)
Sodium Lauryl/Lauryth Sulfate (553 votes since 26 Aug 05) 16% (90) 20% (113) 63% (350)
Lips too dry (758 votes since 15 Dec 04) 12% (88) 25% (193) 63% (477)
Herpes simplex (1540 votes since 19 Jul 03) 13% (199) 24% (374) 63% (967)
lemonade (110 votes since 20 Aug 09) 14% (15) 24% (26) 63% (69)
Sweets (2907 votes since 15 Jan 03) 12% (350) 25% (736) 63% (1821)
tonsilitis (24 votes since 14 Jul 12) 17% (4) 21% (5) 63% (15)
Diaretics (Caffiene, Alcohol, Heat!) (1573 votes since 25 Mar 03) 9% (140) 29% (454) 62% (979)
Losing temper / anger (1055 votes since 1 Nov 03) 13% (137) 25% (262) 62% (656)
Glandular fever (1624 votes since 10 May 03) 12% (198) 26% (422) 62% (1004)
grapefruit (990 votes since 21 Jan 04) 17% (170) 21% (210) 62% (610)
Allergy to any fruit (52 votes since 23 Nov 10) 27% (14) 12% (6) 62% (32)
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)
Spicy, hot food (489 votes since 1 Apr 06) 15% (72) 24% (117) 61% (300)
Dirty fingers in mouth (1401 votes since 11 May 04) 13% (179) 26% (364) 61% (858)
strawberries, nectarines, peaches, kaki (90 votes since 24 May 10) 14% (13) 24% (22) 61% (55)
chilli peppers (105 votes since 3 Nov 09) 11% (12) 28% (29) 61% (64)
Ibuprofen taken for consecutive days (28 votes since 1 Nov 12) 32% (9) 7% (2) 61% (17)
Sleeping with mouth open (1939 votes since 2 Mar 03) 9% (184) 30% (580) 61% (1175)
Allergic reaction (101 votes since 3 Jul 09) 27% (27) 13% (13) 60% (61)
chocolate (171 votes since 4 Aug 08) 16% (27) 24% (41) 60% (103)
Pineapple (2301 votes since 15 Jan 03) 17% (382) 23% (537) 60% (1382)
Herpes (20 votes since 12 Sep 12) 30% (6) 10% (2) 60% (12)
Having Dental Surgery (102 votes since 22 Jul 09) 30% (31) 10% (10) 60% (61)
Reaction to Antibiotics (1494 votes since 6 Apr 03) 13% (198) 27% (403) 60% (893)
Gastric reflux (1092 votes since 25 Jun 04) 15% (168) 25% (272) 60% (652)
Dry Mouth (604 votes since 15 Jun 05) 15% (91) 25% (153) 60% (360)
sensitive skin inside & out? (758 votes since 21 Sep 04) 14% (108) 26% (200) 59% (450)
when glands play up (760 votes since 16 Sep 04) 14% (105) 27% (204) 59% (451)
Lemons (778 votes since 7 Jan 05) 18% (141) 23% (178) 59% (459)
balsamic vinegar (121 votes since 10 Jun 09) 7% (9) 34% (41) 59% (71)
TMJ/teeth grinding (793 votes since 18 Aug 04) 16% (129) 25% (200) 59% (464)
Pure fruit juice (12 votes since 8 Apr 15) 17% (2) 25% (3) 58% (7)
Lack Of Veg (706 votes since 10 Feb 05) 13% (92) 29% (205) 58% (409)
Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME (1332 votes since 10 May 03) 15% (202) 28% (370) 57% (760)
natural fruit acid (117 votes since 15 Jun 09) 21% (25) 22% (26) 56% (66)
Sugar and too much sugary food (860 votes since 10 Aug 04) 18% (157) 26% (224) 56% (479)
Allergies (421 votes since 16 May 06) 22% (93) 22% (94) 56% (234)
Oranges (1161 votes since 26 Oct 03) 21% (244) 24% (276) 55% (641)
Not eating enough fruit (610 votes since 29 Jun 05) 12% (73) 33% (201) 55% (336)
Braces (962 votes since 31 Mar 05) 28% (273) 17% (161) 55% (528)
Auto-immune diseases (93 votes since 12 Feb 10) 35% (33) 10% (9) 55% (51)
Dehydration (1258 votes since 3 Jul 03) 14% (175) 31% (395) 55% (688)
poor oral care, diet, gingivitusk stress (66 votes since 15 Jul 10) 21% (14) 24% (16) 55% (36)
Anaemia/low levels of stored iron (595 votes since 25 May 05) 14% (86) 31% (185) 54% (324)
After / During Suffering Sore Throat (125 votes since 16 Apr 09) 26% (32) 20% (25) 54% (68)
Tomatoes (2188 votes since 8 Nov 02) 18% (403) 28% (606) 54% (1179)
Manual teeth brushing (1516 votes since 30 Apr 03) 16% (248) 30% (457) 53% (811)
raw tomatoes (250 votes since 14 Nov 07) 22% (54) 25% (63) 53% (133)
After period (females) hormonal change (754 votes since 9 Nov 04) 20% (153) 27% (201) 53% (400)
Food Allergy (1171 votes since 5 Aug 03) 20% (238) 27% (318) 53% (615)
Grapefruit, lime (90 votes since 3 Mar 10) 19% (17) 29% (26) 52% (47)
Low B12 in blood work (979 votes since 2 Dec 03) 15% (144) 33% (325) 52% (510)
Virus (952 votes since 27 Dec 04) 19% (183) 29% (274) 52% (495)
Before period (females) hormonal change (1066 votes since 30 Oct 03) 22% (239) 26% (275) 52% (552)
Very spicy / hot food with chilli (103 votes since 9 Mar 10) 17% (17) 33% (34) 50% (52)
irregular brushing of teeth? (1306 votes since 27 Jun 03) 19% (242) 31% (407) 50% (657)
chewing tongue (376 votes since 28 Nov 06) 31% (118) 19% (70) 50% (188)
Wisdom teeth / dental problems (1087 votes since 14 Sep 03) 26% (284) 24% (260) 50% (543)
Folic Acid deficiency (1645 votes since 14 Feb 03) 9% (149) 42% (685) 49% (811)
vitamin b2 deficiency (527 votes since 1 Sep 05) 15% (78) 36% (190) 49% (259)
Citric acid (1828 votes since 4 Mar 03) 23% (424) 28% (516) 49% (888)
Licking / biting lips (141 votes since 10 Jan 09) 37% (52) 15% (21) 48% (68)
Salt And Vinegar Potato chips (132 votes since 19 May 09) 15% (20) 37% (49) 48% (63)
Orange juice (2345 votes since 27 Sep 02) 20% (477) 33% (780) 46% (1088)
Burns or scalds to mouth (1887 votes since 24 Jan 06) 28% (530) 26% (494) 46% (863)
BEFORE a cold/sore throat (227 votes since 25 Nov 07) 33% (75) 22% (49) 45% (103)
ph balance in mouth (713 votes since 18 Jan 05) 18% (131) 36% (259) 45% (323)
Toothpaste with SLS (2369 votes since 27 Sep 02) 15% (348) 40% (955) 45% (1066)
Being intensely upset for short time (410 votes since 11 Sep 06) 32% (131) 24% (98) 44% (181)
Worrying about money (387 votes since 22 Sep 06) 28% (110) 28% (110) 43% (167)
Throat infection that moved to mouth (1577 votes since 6 Apr 03) 25% (393) 33% (513) 43% (671)
worrying over phobia/getting worked up (420 votes since 5 Aug 06) 28% (118) 30% (124) 42% (178)
Vitamin C deficiency (1526 votes since 27 Dec 03) 16% (239) 43% (649) 42% (638)
Hormonal cycle (1984 votes since 27 Nov 02) 23% (459) 35% (701) 42% (824)
Citrus Fruits (143 votes since 19 Jun 09) 26% (37) 33% (47) 41% (59)
Hereditary (parents & children suffer) (821 votes since 28 Oct 04) 34% (281) 25% (203) 41% (337)
cutting gums with toothbrush (225 votes since 4 Jan 08) 38% (86) 21% (47) 41% (92)
Having a Brace or Dental treatment (1625 votes since 6 Apr 03) 36% (591) 23% (377) 40% (657)
Acidic foods & drinks (2475 votes since 23 Feb 03) 27% (670) 33% (812) 40% (993)
Iron deficiency (1665 votes since 19 Feb 03) 14% (230) 46% (774) 40% (661)
Genetic pre-disposition (1699 votes since 23 Feb 03) 30% (506) 31% (521) 40% (672)
SLS in toothpastes (34 votes since 11 Jun 12) 35% (12) 26% (9) 38% (13)
After a cold (1911 votes since 26 Jan 03) 25% (477) 39% (740) 36% (694)
pressure at work (486 votes since 2 Jun 06) 31% (153) 33% (160) 36% (173)
Abrasions, cuts or bites to mouth or tongue (10755 votes since 19 Nov 02) 42% (4483) 23% (2450) 36% (3822)
Depression (1255 votes since 19 Aug 03) 27% (341) 38% (478) 35% (436)
Poor dental/mouth hygiene (1221 votes since 6 Sep 03) 31% (375) 35% (425) 34% (421)
Prelude to another illness (1867 votes since 29 Jan 03) 28% (519) 38% (705) 34% (643)
Worry over forthcoming event (480 votes since 11 May 06) 36% (173) 30% (143) 34% (164)
Zinc deficiency (1928 votes since 14 Nov 02) 13% (258) 53% (1022) 34% (648)
Tissue Damage in the Mouth before (237 votes since 31 Jan 08) 47% (111) 20% (47) 33% (79)
During a cold or flu (1391 votes since 30 Jun 03) 35% (484) 32% (447) 33% (460)
Lack of Health (vitamin defficiency (1392 votes since 11 Jun 03) 35% (491) 34% (480) 30% (421)
Lack of sleep (127 votes since 25 Jan 10) 41% (52) 29% (37) 30% (38)
feeling mentally and physically low (634 votes since 24 Aug 05) 42% (267) 29% (181) 29% (186)
Lack of Vitamin B (2069 votes since 14 Nov 02) 19% (383) 52% (1082) 29% (604)
abrasions from dental hygienist (18 votes since 8 Apr 13) 50% (9) 22% (4) 28% (5)
worry (65 votes since 10 Feb 11) 43% (28) 31% (20) 26% (17)
Bacteria (2199 votes since 23 Nov 02) 30% (666) 45% (995) 24% (538)
Anxiety (1346 votes since 11 Sep 03) 43% (578) 33% (449) 24% (319)
Physically & mentally exhausted (686 votes since 2 Aug 05) 47% (320) 31% (211) 23% (155)
Already having ulcers (i.e Multiplying) (476 votes since 22 Sep 06) 51% (245) 28% (131) 21% (100)
Lack of sleep (or poor sleep) (3310 votes since 27 Sep 02) 39% (1289) 41% (1341) 21% (680)
Drop In Immune System (1688 votes since 20 Apr 03) 48% (817) 34% (572) 18% (299)
Biting of inside of mouth and lip (223 votes since 5 Apr 09) 70% (157) 13% (28) 17% (38)
Generally run down (2183 votes since 9 Feb 03) 64% (1398) 26% (565) 10% (220)
Stress (3128 votes since 27 Sep 02) 66% (2069) 27% (833) 7% (226)