Mouth Ulcers Prevention and Treatment

Public survey, 26867 votes for 402 treatments since October 2002.

402 Treatments, votes, since
Currently sorted by total number of votes in descending order
Prevention Helps Healing Eases Pain Helps a bit No effect
Salt or saline solution
(1271 votes since 26 Sep 02)
7% (92) 36% (463) 16% (208) 24% (302) 16% (206)
Bonjela
(953 votes since 26 Sep 02)
7% (63) 4% (42) 36% (343) 23% (220) 30% (285)
Adcortyl / Kenalog / Kenacort / Triamcinolone
(730 votes since 24 Sep 02)
10% (75) 43% (311) 13% (92) 20% (143) 15% (109)
Anbesol Adult Strength Gel
(536 votes since 25 Sep 02)
13% (70) 3% (18) 43% (228) 21% (111) 20% (109)
Paracetamol
(475 votes since 26 Sep 02)
13% (60) 2% (10) 43% (203) 19% (89) 24% (113)
Squigle Enamel Saver Toothpaste
(433 votes since 26 Sep 02)
71% (308) 2% (8) 2% (10) 9% (38) 16% (69)
Rinstead Adult Gel
(383 votes since 25 Sep 02)
17% (66) 5% (20) 19% (71) 27% (102) 32% (124)
Soluble Aspirin
(380 votes since 26 Sep 02)
16% (61) 7% (25) 39% (149) 15% (56) 23% (89)
Ibuprofen
(373 votes since 4 Feb 03)
1% (2) 2% (9) 58% (218) 19% (70) 20% (74)
Listerine mouthwash
(371 votes since 25 Nov 02)
13% (48) 9% (35) 17% (64) 25% (94) 35% (130)
Lysine
(325 votes since 11 Oct 02)
38% (122) 14% (44) 2% (8) 17% (55) 30% (96)
Sensodyne SLS-free toothpaste
(315 votes since 26 Sep 02)
44% (140) 2% (7) 3% (11) 23% (71) 27% (86)
TCP
(297 votes since 25 Nov 02)
5% (14) 17% (51) 23% (68) 24% (71) 31% (93)
Anbesol Liquid
(297 votes since 14 Nov 02)
1% (4) 6% (19) 53% (158) 18% (54) 21% (62)
Natural yoghurt
(296 votes since 25 Nov 02)
11% (32) 13% (38) 10% (31) 23% (69) 43% (126)
Vitamin B
(295 votes since 19 Nov 02)
37% (110) 12% (36) 3% (8) 17% (51) 31% (90)
Vicks Ultra Chloraseptic
(294 votes since 26 Sep 02)
22% (64) 3% (8) 22% (66) 20% (59) 33% (97)
Chlorhexidine di-gluconate mouth rinse
(271 votes since 23 Nov 02)
11% (31) 24% (64) 15% (42) 23% (61) 27% (73)
Oraldene mouthwash
(269 votes since 1 Nov 02)
10% (26) 16% (43) 14% (39) 26% (70) 34% (91)
Vitamin C
(264 votes since 27 Nov 02)
27% (72) 9% (25) 3% (9) 14% (37) 46% (121)
Hydrogen peroxide rinse
(264 votes since 30 Dec 03)
7% (19) 21% (56) 10% (26) 24% (63) 38% (100)
Frador
(244 votes since 26 Sep 02)
25% (61) 10% (24) 20% (49) 15% (36) 30% (74)
Keeping Hydrated (Drinking Water)
(232 votes since 25 Mar 03)
22% (52) 13% (30) 9% (22) 28% (65) 27% (63)
Ice held on the ucler for a few minutes
(229 votes since 19 Mar 03)
1% (2) 5% (12) 45% (103) 22% (51) 27% (61)
Vodka (or any clean spirit)
(214 votes since 14 Apr 03)
4% (9) 7% (16) 32% (68) 18% (38) 39% (83)
Bicarbonate of soda
(212 votes since 10 Dec 02)
6% (13) 21% (45) 8% (17) 22% (46) 43% (91)
Myrrh Tincture
(211 votes since 26 Sep 02)
31% (65) 8% (17) 9% (18) 16% (33) 37% (78)
Aloe Vera juice
(207 votes since 20 Oct 02)
31% (64) 9% (19) 4% (8) 19% (40) 37% (76)
Multibionta
(204 votes since 26 Sep 02)
39% (79) 1% (3) 2% (4) 18% (36) 40% (82)
Punchin’ the pillow
(201 votes since 28 Jan 03)
3% (7) 1% (2) 14% (28) 38% (76) 44% (88)
Oral-B Zendium Toothpaste
(195 votes since 26 Sep 02)
39% (76) 2% (4) 5% (9) 15% (30) 39% (76)
Cow’s milk
(188 votes since 11 Dec 02)
3% (6) 3% (5) 17% (32) 16% (30) 61% (115)
Cleaning white layer off ulcer
(177 votes since 29 Apr 05)
2% (4) 19% (33) 3% (5) 12% (21) 64% (114)
Zilacton
(174 votes since 12 Oct 02)
34% (60) 5% (8) 11% (19) 17% (29) 33% (58)
Praying
(170 votes since 28 Jan 05)
15% (25) 16% (28) 2% (3) 12% (20) 55% (94)
Zinc
(161 votes since 3 Jan 03)
26% (42) 11% (18) 2% (4) 20% (33) 40% (64)
Reduce stress
(158 votes since 9 Jul 06)
59% (94) 7% (11) 0% (0) 22% (35) 11% (18)
Tea Tree Oil
(154 votes since 9 Dec 02)
3% (5) 19% (30) 18% (27) 21% (33) 38% (59)
Aloclair
(151 votes since 25 Mar 03)
1% (2) 14% (21) 16% (24) 19% (29) 50% (75)
Ice-Cream
(147 votes since 23 Mar 04)
1% (2) 2% (3) 46% (67) 18% (26) 33% (49)
Amosan / Bocasan antiseptic rinse
(147 votes since 12 Nov 02)
7% (10) 9% (13) 8% (12) 27% (40) 49% (72)
Use of ELECTRIC toothbrush
(140 votes since 2 May 03)
12% (17) 4% (6) 4% (6) 19% (27) 60% (84)
Fresh Pineapple
(139 votes since 10 Jul 03)
4% (6) 6% (9) 1% (2) 8% (11) 80% (111)
Echinacea
(137 votes since 22 Mar 03)
28% (39) 7% (10) 2% (3) 23% (31) 39% (54)
Debacterol, Oralmedic, HybenX
(134 votes since 4 Dec 02)
7% (9) 25% (34) 16% (21) 13% (17) 40% (53)
Good quality sleep
(132 votes since 30 May 06)
49% (65) 13% (17) 2% (2) 18% (24) 18% (24)
Fruit
(131 votes since 2 Jul 03)
20% (26) 6% (8) 1% (1) 11% (15) 62% (81)
Vegemite / marmite
(130 votes since 16 Jun 03)
5% (6) 12% (16) 5% (6) 16% (21) 62% (81)
Benadryl Dye Free Liquid without Maalox
(127 votes since 23 Nov 02)
2% (3) 8% (10) 13% (17) 20% (25) 57% (72)
Codeine
(127 votes since 3 May 03)
0% (0) 4% (5) 57% (72) 9% (12) 30% (38)
Prednisolone
(122 votes since 5 Jan 03)
6% (7) 20% (24) 6% (7) 21% (26) 48% (58)
Eating Pani Puri (Food in India)
(120 votes since 5 Feb 08)
0% (0) 82% (98) 2% (2) 1% (1) 16% (19)
Folic Acid
(117 votes since 14 Feb 03)
26% (30) 4% (5) 2% (2) 20% (23) 49% (57)
Honey
(114 votes since 7 Jan 04)
6% (7) 18% (21) 10% (11) 18% (20) 48% (55)
Benzocaine Gel
(114 votes since 12 Mar 03)
3% (3) 4% (4) 42% (48) 20% (23) 32% (36)
Cherry Maalox and Benadryl
(114 votes since 13 Nov 02)
4% (4) 6% (7) 21% (24) 19% (22) 50% (57)
Milk of Magnesia
(112 votes since 9 Dec 02)
4% (5) 6% (7) 17% (19) 16% (18) 56% (63)
SM33
(112 votes since 27 Nov 02)
4% (4) 10% (11) 19% (21) 15% (17) 53% (59)
iron
(111 votes since 17 Apr 03)
30% (33) 9% (10) 1% (1) 17% (19) 43% (48)
Regular exercise
(111 votes since 19 Nov 03)
25% (28) 2% (2) 2% (2) 14% (15) 58% (64)
Biotene SLS-free toothpase
(111 votes since 20 Dec 02)
25% (28) 7% (8) 4% (4) 23% (25) 41% (46)
Vitamin B12
(111 votes since 2 Dec 03)
34% (38) 9% (10) 1% (1) 13% (14) 43% (48)
Difflam Oralrinse
(109 votes since 15 Apr 03)
3% (3) 7% (8) 30% (33) 21% (23) 39% (42)
Metronidazole (Flagyl) antibiotic
(105 votes since 23 Nov 02)
7% (7) 12% (13) 4% (4) 17% (18) 60% (63)
Difflam Spray
(104 votes since 10 May 03)
1% (1) 10% (10) 39% (41) 13% (14) 37% (38)
Chlorhexidine di-gluconate gel
(103 votes since 4 Dec 02)
10% (10) 12% (12) 13% (13) 21% (22) 45% (46)
CANK + A
(101 votes since 30 Nov 02)
4% (4) 4% (4) 18% (18) 20% (20) 54% (55)
Camomile tea
(101 votes since 7 May 03)
2% (2) 3% (3) 14% (14) 21% (21) 60% (61)
Smoking
(101 votes since 14 Mar 05)
15% (15) 4% (4) 5% (5) 5% (5) 71% (72)
Scotch (alcohol)
(100 votes since 9 Oct 03)
2% (2) 7% (7) 25% (25) 15% (15) 51% (51)
Chewing gum
(99 votes since 9 Aug 04)
3% (3) 1% (1) 8% (8) 12% (12) 76% (75)
Tea bag
(98 votes since 9 Jan 04)
1% (1) 13% (13) 14% (14) 14% (14) 57% (56)
Gengigel Gel/Rinse
(97 votes since 4 Mar 03)
5% (5) 29% (28) 13% (13) 14% (14) 38% (37)
Corlan pellets
(96 votes since 21 Jan 03)
3% (3) 16% (15) 5% (5) 19% (18) 57% (55)
Clove Oil
(95 votes since 13 Sep 03)
1% (1) 1% (1) 27% (26) 17% (16) 54% (51)
Oragel for Canker Sores
(94 votes since 6 Aug 03)
0% (0) 4% (4) 36% (34) 23% (22) 36% (34)
Alum
(94 votes since 28 Dec 02)
4% (4) 11% (10) 9% (8) 16% (15) 61% (57)
dont touch it, let it heal by itself.
(92 votes since 18 Jan 08)
3% (3) 20% (18) 1% (1) 14% (13) 62% (57)
Pyralvex
(91 votes since 17 Mar 03)
7% (6) 32% (29) 4% (4) 16% (15) 41% (37)
Arnica
(91 votes since 27 Nov 02)
2% (2) 7% (6) 9% (8) 20% (18) 63% (57)
Aniseed sweets
(89 votes since 20 Jan 03)
6% (5) 2% (2) 10% (9) 16% (14) 66% (59)
Multivitamin
(88 votes since 22 Nov 04)
30% (26) 2% (2) 1% (1) 14% (12) 53% (47)
Propolis
(88 votes since 18 Feb 03)
9% (8) 13% (11) 8% (7) 19% (17) 51% (45)
Acidophilus
(87 votes since 30 May 03)
18% (16) 9% (8) 1% (1) 17% (15) 54% (47)
Baby Oragel
(85 votes since 9 Apr 03)
5% (4) 5% (4) 20% (17) 24% (20) 47% (40)
brushing teeth after every meal
(83 votes since 17 Aug 06)
27% (22) 8% (7) 5% (4) 19% (16) 41% (34)
Lidocaine H
(82 votes since 9 Jul 03)
0% (0) 2% (2) 49% (40) 15% (12) 34% (28)
Natural Dentist SLS Free Toothpaste
(82 votes since 4 Mar 03)
27% (22) 2% (2) 4% (3) 26% (21) 41% (34)
Reduce acidic food intake
(82 votes since 23 Apr 05)
21% (17) 7% (6) 17% (14) 23% (19) 32% (26)
Warmth - tea or any warm drink
(81 votes since 28 Oct 07)
0% (0) 1% (1) 38% (31) 27% (22) 33% (27)
Ulcerease
(81 votes since 1 Apr 03)
1% (1) 10% (8) 25% (20) 21% (17) 43% (35)
Vinegar
(80 votes since 2 Mar 04)
1% (1) 14% (11) 3% (2) 15% (12) 68% (54)
Melon Frost (Chinese medicine)
(80 votes since 10 Feb 03)
1% (1) 15% (12) 11% (9) 15% (12) 58% (46)
Weleda Calendula toothpaste
(79 votes since 27 Nov 02)
8% (6) 3% (2) 3% (2) 14% (11) 73% (58)
Cepacaine mouthwash
(79 votes since 3 Jan 03)
8% (6) 5% (4) 13% (10) 20% (16) 54% (43)
Sarakan SLS-free toothpaste
(79 votes since 2 Jan 03)
18% (14) 1% (1) 6% (5) 20% (16) 54% (43)
drinking hot tea
(78 votes since 14 Oct 07)
3% (2) 0% (0) 24% (19) 22% (17) 51% (40)
Aphthasol
(77 votes since 9 Jan 03)
5% (4) 10% (8) 5% (4) 22% (17) 57% (44)
J A S O N Powersmile toothpaste
(77 votes since 9 Jan 03)
16% (12) 3% (2) 4% (3) 13% (10) 65% (50)
Lemon juice
(75 votes since 10 Mar 04)
8% (6) 12% (9) 3% (2) 15% (11) 63% (47)
Rubbing Alcohol applied with QTip
(75 votes since 27 Aug 03)
0% (0) 5% (4) 13% (10) 20% (15) 61% (46)
Oral B Alcohol Free-mouthwash
(73 votes since 6 Jul 03)
8% (6) 3% (2) 4% (3) 25% (18) 60% (44)
Toms of Maine Natural Toothpaste
(72 votes since 12 Mar 03)
11% (8) 1% (1) 3% (2) 15% (11) 69% (50)
Scraping the tongue clean
(72 votes since 18 Nov 04)
15% (11) 4% (3) 4% (3) 22% (16) 54% (39)
Borax
(71 votes since 25 Jul 03)
3% (2) 8% (6) 0% (0) 14% (10) 75% (53)
Tee Tree Toothpaste
(70 votes since 21 Apr 03)
17% (12) 6% (4) 6% (4) 10% (7) 61% (43)
Iodine Tincture
(69 votes since 11 Mar 03)
1% (1) 9% (6) 7% (5) 20% (14) 62% (43)
Salt water And TCP in hot water
(69 votes since 26 Jun 09)
1% (1) 6% (4) 70% (48) 3% (2) 20% (14)
regular flossing
(68 votes since 24 Aug 05)
22% (15) 1% (1) 0% (0) 19% (13) 57% (39)
Lidocaine Viscous 2% gel
(68 votes since 10 Nov 03)
0% (0) 4% (3) 51% (35) 9% (6) 35% (24)
Seda-gel
(68 votes since 25 Jan 03)
1% (1) 4% (3) 15% (10) 18% (12) 62% (42)
Careful brushing
(67 votes since 8 May 08)
33% (22) 6% (4) 6% (4) 18% (12) 37% (25)
ORA 5
(66 votes since 13 Mar 03)
11% (7) 11% (7) 6% (4) 17% (11) 56% (37)
Benzoin Compound (tincture USP)
(65 votes since 24 Feb 03)
5% (3) 2% (1) 11% (7) 23% (15) 60% (39)
Colloidal Silver
(64 votes since 13 Jun 03)
2% (1) 17% (11) 3% (2) 17% (11) 61% (39)
Garlic oil / supplements
(64 votes since 7 Jan 04)
14% (9) 9% (6) 5% (3) 11% (7) 61% (39)
Magic Mouthwash
(64 votes since 16 Oct 03)
3% (2) 11% (7) 25% (16) 16% (10) 45% (29)
Golden Seal
(63 votes since 5 Mar 03)
6% (4) 5% (3) 5% (3) 16% (10) 68% (43)
Aciclovir
(63 votes since 29 Aug 03)
8% (5) 10% (6) 2% (1) 13% (8) 68% (43)
letting the ulcer dry out
(62 votes since 29 Jan 06)
2% (1) 16% (10) 6% (4) 21% (13) 55% (34)
GLY-OXIDE
(61 votes since 12 Aug 03)
8% (5) 10% (6) 5% (3) 20% (12) 57% (35)
Lots of Spinach
(60 votes since 2 Dec 04)
23% (14) 2% (1) 0% (0) 13% (8) 62% (37)
PenicillinV
(59 votes since 20 Jul 03)
7% (4) 7% (4) 8% (5) 15% (9) 63% (37)
Filtered Cofee
(59 votes since 5 Feb 05)
2% (1) 0% (0) 7% (4) 8% (5) 83% (49)
Eludril - Oral spray (Pain relief)
(58 votes since 29 Apr 03)
5% (3) 2% (1) 29% (17) 10% (6) 53% (31)
Antibiotic
(58 votes since 31 Oct 06)
5% (3) 16% (9) 2% (1) 19% (11) 59% (34)
Burts Bees Lavender Mint Toothpaste
(57 votes since 12 Mar 03)
11% (6) 0% (0) 4% (2) 21% (12) 65% (37)
Dexamethasone
(56 votes since 4 May 03)
0% (0) 16% (9) 9% (5) 13% (7) 63% (35)
Silver Nitrate
(55 votes since 8 Apr 04)
0% (0) 35% (19) 4% (2) 7% (4) 55% (30)
Human pee
(55 votes since 6 Dec 05)
0% (0) 16% (9) 4% (2) 2% (1) 78% (43)
Tums/Rolaids - allow to melt on ulcer
(55 votes since 5 Aug 03)
2% (1) 2% (1) 9% (5) 24% (13) 64% (35)
Brandy
(53 votes since 3 Dec 04)
2% (1) 13% (7) 21% (11) 13% (7) 51% (27)
Phylorinol
(53 votes since 13 Mar 03)
4% (2) 4% (2) 6% (3) 19% (10) 68% (36)
Weleda Medicinal Gargle
(53 votes since 25 Apr 03)
4% (2) 9% (5) 9% (5) 9% (5) 68% (36)
liqourice root - chewed
(53 votes since 14 Jul 03)
4% (2) 2% (1) 6% (3) 19% (10) 70% (37)
Sage tea
(52 votes since 14 Jul 03)
4% (2) 6% (3) 6% (3) 12% (6) 73% (38)
Vince Mouthwash
(52 votes since 25 Apr 03)
2% (1) 6% (3) 8% (4) 13% (7) 71% (37)
steroids
(52 votes since 24 Aug 06)
4% (2) 44% (23) 6% (3) 10% (5) 37% (19)
Sauerkraut Juice
(50 votes since 11 Jul 03)
0% (0) 4% (2) 2% (1) 8% (4) 86% (43)
Valtrex
(50 votes since 10 Jun 04)
12% (6) 16% (8) 0% (0) 8% (4) 64% (32)
Lactinex
(50 votes since 25 Jun 03)
4% (2) 10% (5) 4% (2) 10% (5) 72% (36)
BORIC ACID
(49 votes since 2 Sep 03)
2% (1) 4% (2) 0% (0) 14% (7) 80% (39)
Savacol Antiseptic Mouth rinse
(49 votes since 12 Jul 03)
4% (2) 8% (4) 2% (1) 18% (9) 67% (33)
Buttermilk
(49 votes since 28 Nov 03)
2% (1) 10% (5) 6% (3) 10% (5) 71% (35)
Yakult (first thing every day)
(49 votes since 6 Mar 04)
12% (6) 0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (6) 76% (37)
wheat/gluten free diet
(49 votes since 13 Jul 04)
24% (12) 4% (2) 0% (0) 12% (6) 59% (29)
put salt on the ulcer
(48 votes since 22 Sep 09)
0% (0) 23% (11) 10% (5) 27% (13) 40% (19)
Difflam Gel
(47 votes since 19 Jul 04)
4% (2) 11% (5) 19% (9) 17% (8) 49% (23)
Thalidomide
(47 votes since 9 Jun 03)
2% (1) 0% (0) 4% (2) 17% (8) 77% (36)
Boots SLS-free toothpaste
(47 votes since 6 Oct 03)
15% (7) 2% (1) 4% (2) 11% (5) 68% (32)
Tetracycline
(47 votes since 30 Oct 03)
0% (0) 15% (7) 9% (4) 13% (6) 64% (30)
Canker Cover
(46 votes since 22 Nov 06)
2% (1) 35% (16) 9% (4) 17% (8) 37% (17)
olive leaf extract tablets
(46 votes since 12 Sep 03)
2% (1) 4% (2) 0% (0) 17% (8) 76% (35)
vicodin
(46 votes since 31 Jan 05)
0% (0) 2% (1) 41% (19) 9% (4) 48% (22)
Omega 3-6-9 supplement
(46 votes since 17 May 04)
9% (4) 0% (0) 0% (0) 13% (6) 78% (36)
Reduce vinegar intake
(45 votes since 3 Sep 05)
16% (7) 7% (3) 4% (2) 20% (9) 53% (24)
Electric Tooth Brush (teeth and tongue)
(45 votes since 2 May 08)
16% (7) 4% (2) 0% (0) 9% (4) 71% (32)
Aquafresh Extreme Tootpaste
(45 votes since 11 Mar 04)
2% (1) 0% (0) 2% (1) 11% (5) 84% (38)
Bonjela Once
(45 votes since 20 May 09)
2% (1) 27% (12) 18% (8) 13% (6) 40% (18)
Acid reducers (Tagamet, ranitidine etc)
(45 votes since 22 Apr 04)
9% (4) 7% (3) 0% (0) 18% (8) 67% (30)
Liquid Chlorophyl mixed into water
(44 votes since 7 Sep 03)
5% (2) 5% (2) 5% (2) 9% (4) 77% (34)
CARMEX ointment for cold sores
(44 votes since 23 Apr 05)
2% (1) 9% (4) 7% (3) 9% (4) 73% (32)
Rembrant ToothP for Canker Sore Suffers
(44 votes since 4 Jun 04)
25% (11) 2% (1) 2% (1) 9% (4) 61% (27)
Calpol
(44 votes since 28 Jan 05)
2% (1) 2% (1) 25% (11) 9% (4) 61% (27)
Corsodyl mouthwash
(44 votes since 21 Jun 09)
9% (4) 16% (7) 5% (2) 25% (11) 45% (20)
Eat more protein over sugar and starch
(44 votes since 28 Apr 06)
18% (8) 9% (4) 0% (0) 14% (6) 59% (26)
Massaging
(43 votes since 14 Aug 06)
2% (1) 0% (0) 9% (4) 12% (5) 77% (33)
Longo Vital Multivitamin Supplement
(43 votes since 12 Sep 03)
9% (4) 0% (0) 2% (1) 12% (5) 77% (33)
Colchicine
(43 votes since 5 Oct 04)
7% (3) 9% (4) 5% (2) 14% (6) 65% (28)
iglu
(43 votes since 9 Oct 08)
2% (1) 12% (5) 16% (7) 14% (6) 56% (24)
Chewing tobacco
(42 votes since 22 Apr 04)
2% (1) 5% (2) 2% (1) 7% (3) 83% (35)
Vit B and Folic Acid complex
(42 votes since 29 May 06)
36% (15) 7% (3) 2% (1) 5% (2) 50% (21)
Laxative (good BM)
(42 votes since 18 Nov 04)
7% (3) 2% (1) 0% (0) 14% (6) 76% (32)
antihistamine 24 hrs
(42 votes since 9 Jul 05)
0% (0) 2% (1) 0% (0) 14% (6) 83% (35)
Biotene Mouthwash
(41 votes since 11 Aug 06)
20% (8) 12% (5) 7% (3) 17% (7) 44% (18)
PerioGard Oral Rinse
(41 votes since 12 Nov 03)
0% (0) 7% (3) 10% (4) 10% (4) 73% (30)
Gargle Mylanta
(41 votes since 10 Oct 03)
0% (0) 2% (1) 7% (3) 10% (4) 80% (33)
Merc Sol (homeopath)
(41 votes since 7 Jan 04)
2% (1) 5% (2) 2% (1) 10% (4) 80% (33)
SM-33 direct onto ulcer
(40 votes since 26 Oct 05)
5% (2) 8% (3) 28% (11) 5% (2) 55% (22)
dapsone
(40 votes since 9 Oct 03)
13% (5) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (3) 80% (32)
Alcohol (abstain completely)
(39 votes since 1 Jun 09)
13% (5) 5% (2) 5% (2) 5% (2) 72% (28)
Aerobic Oxygen in a bottle
(39 votes since 6 Jan 04)
5% (2) 8% (3) 5% (2) 8% (3) 74% (29)
Grants Toothpaste
(39 votes since 4 Feb 05)
26% (10) 0% (0) 3% (1) 8% (3) 64% (25)
Cepacol (anesthetic sore throat spray)
(39 votes since 1 May 05)
0% (0) 5% (2) 26% (10) 10% (4) 59% (23)
Cankermelts GX discs
(39 votes since 9 Feb 05)
0% (0) 8% (3) 8% (3) 18% (7) 67% (26)
CAMPHO-PHENIQUE
(39 votes since 19 Apr 05)
3% (1) 10% (4) 15% (6) 3% (1) 69% (27)
peridex antigingivital oral rinse (CDN)
(38 votes since 3 Feb 04)
0% (0) 5% (2) 5% (2) 18% (7) 71% (27)
careful chewing
(38 votes since 19 Jul 09)
45% (17) 5% (2) 0% (0) 13% (5) 37% (14)
ELUDRIL MOUTH WASH
(38 votes since 30 Mar 04)
5% (2) 3% (1) 3% (1) 16% (6) 74% (28)
hydrogen peroxide
(38 votes since 2 Feb 09)
3% (1) 32% (12) 3% (1) 26% (10) 37% (14)
Bite Splint
(37 votes since 20 Mar 04)
14% (5) 3% (1) 0% (0) 11% (4) 73% (27)
Rembrandt Canker Sore Toothpaste
(37 votes since 26 Sep 05)
35% (13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 14% (5) 51% (19)
effervescent vitaman B complex
(37 votes since 20 Dec 04)
19% (7) 5% (2) 3% (1) 16% (6) 57% (21)
salt warm water is the best solution.
(36 votes since 19 May 10)
6% (2) 33% (12) 11% (4) 31% (11) 19% (7)
alka seltzer rinse with
(36 votes since 1 May 04)
3% (1) 8% (3) 6% (2) 8% (3) 75% (27)
ANGINOVAG buccal spray
(36 votes since 23 Nov 03)
0% (0) 8% (3) 3% (1) 8% (3) 81% (29)
Iglu Gel
(35 votes since 19 Jan 09)
3% (1) 9% (3) 17% (6) 14% (5) 57% (20)
Proper dietary habits
(35 votes since 11 Mar 08)
43% (15) 3% (1) 0% (0) 14% (5) 40% (14)
kanka
(35 votes since 20 Aug 07)
0% (0) 3% (1) 26% (9) 14% (5) 57% (20)
Evening Primrose Oil Capsules
(34 votes since 5 Jun 05)
6% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 21% (7) 74% (25)
Boots Sore Throat Spray (Lidocaine H..)
(34 votes since 1 Feb 07)
0% (0) 0% (0) 26% (9) 6% (2) 68% (23)
Cephalexin (Keflex-antibiotic)
(34 votes since 2 Jun 04)
6% (2) 6% (2) 0% (0) 9% (3) 79% (27)
L-Glutamic Acid
(33 votes since 6 Mar 04)
3% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (4) 85% (28)
Tacrolomosis ointment
(33 votes since 5 Mar 04)
0% (0) 0% (0) 6% (2) 9% (3) 85% (28)
Boots Mouth Ulcer treatment
(33 votes since 5 May 08)
0% (0) 6% (2) 33% (11) 9% (3) 52% (17)
Tiger Balm
(33 votes since 13 Feb 08)
0% (0) 3% (1) 6% (2) 0% (0) 91% (30)
Soothagel
(33 votes since 27 Feb 07)
0% (0) 6% (2) 15% (5) 12% (4) 67% (22)
Liquid Benadryl
(33 votes since 16 Feb 07)
0% (0) 9% (3) 15% (5) 18% (6) 58% (19)
Viractin
(33 votes since 15 Jun 04)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 9% (3) 85% (28)
Gentian Violet
(33 votes since 12 Jun 05)
6% (2) 15% (5) 9% (3) 9% (3) 61% (20)
Medijel
(33 votes since 8 Nov 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 18% (6) 18% (6) 64% (21)
Herbalife
(33 votes since 22 Oct 04)
3% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 9% (3) 88% (29)
Pansoral mouth gel
(33 votes since 1 Oct 04)
0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (4) 15% (5) 73% (24)
Augmentin Tablets co-amoxiclav
(33 votes since 4 Aug 06)
0% (0) 6% (2) 9% (3) 12% (4) 73% (24)
Laser treatment from doctor
(31 votes since 11 Aug 04)
3% (1) 13% (4) 0% (0) 16% (5) 68% (21)
Lignocaine
(31 votes since 2 Mar 07)
3% (1) 0% (0) 29% (9) 6% (2) 61% (19)
Erythromycin (penicillin alternative)
(31 votes since 20 Jan 05)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 16% (5) 77% (24)
Canker Control (vitamin supplement)
(31 votes since 26 Jul 04)
6% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 16% (5) 77% (24)
Phenol (1.4%)
(31 votes since 7 Jul 05)
0% (0) 3% (1) 19% (6) 3% (1) 74% (23)
Arm and Hammer Tooth Paste
(30 votes since 18 Oct 07)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 7% (2) 87% (26)
Green People Fennel & Propolis Toothpaste
(30 votes since 28 Jun 04)
10% (3) 0% (0) 0% (0) 10% (3) 80% (24)
Kamistad-Gel
(30 votes since 18 Nov 04)
0% (0) 7% (2) 7% (2) 10% (3) 77% (23)
Siwak/Misiwak Arab/Muslim tooth-stick
(30 votes since 10 Mar 05)
3% (1) 3% (1) 3% (1) 7% (2) 83% (25)
Garam Masala
(30 votes since 5 Feb 05)
0% (0) 3% (1) 0% (0) 7% (2) 90% (27)
Baking powder
(30 votes since 9 Jan 08)
3% (1) 13% (4) 0% (0) 17% (5) 67% (20)
Daktarin (oral Gel)
(29 votes since 12 Aug 05)
3% (1) 14% (4) 0% (0) 10% (3) 72% (21)
Carbosan Gel (Carbenoxolone Sodium)
(29 votes since 26 Mar 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 3% (1) 7% (2) 90% (26)
Colgate Total
(29 votes since 4 Mar 09)
3% (1) 0% (0) 7% (2) 10% (3) 79% (23)
Melaleuca Vitality Pak
(29 votes since 27 Feb 05)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 14% (4) 79% (23)
Canker Care
(29 votes since 24 Oct 07)
3% (1) 10% (3) 7% (2) 7% (2) 72% (21)
Oralmedic
(28 votes since 18 Mar 09)
0% (0) 39% (11) 14% (4) 7% (2) 39% (11)
Diprosone steriod based cream
(28 votes since 11 Aug 04)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 14% (4) 86% (24)
Tamrind
(28 votes since 5 Feb 05)
0% (0) 7% (2) 0% (0) 11% (3) 82% (23)
retardex sls free toothpaste
(27 votes since 7 Oct 04)
7% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 11% (3) 81% (22)
red tea
(27 votes since 18 Oct 07)
4% (1) 0% (0) 7% (2) 11% (3) 78% (21)
corsydol mouthwash
(27 votes since 12 Aug 09)
4% (1) 15% (4) 7% (2) 15% (4) 59% (16)
Lactinex
(26 votes since 3 May 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (2) 92% (24)
Ipsab Concentrate (Heritage Product)
(26 votes since 28 Aug 05)
0% (0) 12% (3) 0% (0) 8% (2) 81% (21)
Oralmedic
(26 votes since 12 Sep 09)
0% (0) 42% (11) 12% (3) 0% (0) 46% (12)
throat lozenges
(26 votes since 15 Nov 08)
0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (3) 15% (4) 73% (19)
Avamin Melts (methylcobalamin B12)
(26 votes since 14 Jan 08)
23% (6) 0% (0) 4% (1) 4% (1) 69% (18)
Dermavate cream mixed with acortyl
(25 votes since 22 Jul 05)
0% (0) 4% (1) 0% (0) 4% (1) 92% (23)
Bonjela once ( new )
(25 votes since 28 Jan 10)
8% (2) 28% (7) 16% (4) 28% (7) 20% (5)
corsodyl (mouthwash)
(25 votes since 6 Apr 10)
12% (3) 4% (1) 4% (1) 28% (7) 52% (13)
Swishing with Regular Pepto Bismol
(25 votes since 18 Sep 07)
0% (0) 8% (2) 8% (2) 12% (3) 72% (18)
daktarin oral gel (miconazole 20mg)
(24 votes since 28 Sep 07)
4% (1) 4% (1) 0% (0) 8% (2) 83% (20)
Spirulina powder mixed with apple juice
(24 votes since 13 Aug 07)
4% (1) 4% (1) 0% (0) 17% (4) 75% (18)
minocycline
(24 votes since 7 Nov 06)
4% (1) 4% (1) 0% (0) 8% (2) 83% (20)
Mix Ibuprofen and Paracetemol
(24 votes since 17 Nov 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 50% (12) 13% (3) 38% (9)
Abreva
(24 votes since 21 Oct 07)
0% (0) 8% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 92% (22)
Calpol
(24 votes since 6 Jun 08)
0% (0) 0% (0) 17% (4) 8% (2) 75% (18)
Oraccort (dental paste USP)
(23 votes since 1 Jun 09)
9% (2) 13% (3) 9% (2) 4% (1) 65% (15)
Soothelip
(23 votes since 20 Oct 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 9% (2) 9% (2) 83% (19)
Auromere ToothPaste - Licorice Flav.
(23 votes since 17 Dec 05)
4% (1) 4% (1) 4% (1) 9% (2) 78% (18)
Spirit of Camphor
(23 votes since 28 Aug 07)
0% (0) 0% (0) 13% (3) 9% (2) 78% (18)
Lansaprozole
(23 votes since 29 Sep 07)
4% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 9% (2) 87% (20)
Zylaprin Daily
(23 votes since 7 Oct 07)
4% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 4% (1) 91% (21)
Florsalmin
(23 votes since 6 Nov 07)
9% (2) 4% (1) 4% (1) 4% (1) 78% (18)
bonjela once
(23 votes since 18 Nov 09)
4% (1) 22% (5) 26% (6) 22% (5) 26% (6)
get more sleep/ think positive
(22 votes since 23 Jul 11)
55% (12) 5% (1) 0% (0) 18% (4) 23% (5)
Listerine mouthwash
(22 votes since 20 Jun 10)
0% (0) 14% (3) 27% (6) 32% (7) 27% (6)
bread crust over the ulcer (to keep dry)
(22 votes since 24 May 09)
0% (0) 14% (3) 5% (1) 5% (1) 77% (17)
actimel
(22 votes since 14 Mar 08)
9% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 9% (2) 82% (18)
Squigle Tooth Builder Toothpaste
(22 votes since 10 Jul 10)
68% (15) 0% (0) 0% (0) 14% (3) 18% (4)
Alum (a pickling spice)
(21 votes since 14 Sep 08)
0% (0) 19% (4) 0% (0) 14% (3) 67% (14)
Metronidazole ( anti allergic )
(21 votes since 13 Aug 07)
0% (0) 10% (2) 0% (0) 19% (4) 71% (15)
Nicotine gum
(21 votes since 19 Dec 07)
5% (1) 5% (1) 0% (0) 5% (1) 86% (18)
ibilex 500 (cephalexin)
(21 votes since 28 Sep 07)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (21)
Smyle Mouth Ulcer Gel
(20 votes since 14 Apr 08)
0% (0) 5% (1) 10% (2) 10% (2) 75% (15)
Abreva
(20 votes since 30 Apr 08)
0% (0) 10% (2) 0% (0) 5% (1) 85% (17)
Monuka honey
(19 votes since 29 Sep 09)
0% (0) 16% (3) 0% (0) 16% (3) 68% (13)
Vitamin A intake
(19 votes since 29 Jul 09)
5% (1) 0% (0) 5% (1) 26% (5) 63% (12)
Cortisone Turbo Inhaler don’t rinse
(19 votes since 16 Dec 07)
5% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 95% (18)
Clove of Garlic (use it like Bonjela)
(18 votes since 10 Jul 09)
6% (1) 22% (4) 0% (0) 6% (1) 67% (12)
Liquid Vit-E applied directly to sore
(18 votes since 23 Jun 08)
0% (0) 28% (5) 6% (1) 0% (0) 67% (12)
Yotuel Pharma Toothpaste
(18 votes since 31 Mar 08)
6% (1) 0% (0) 6% (1) 6% (1) 83% (15)
Liquorice (good quality)
(18 votes since 2 Sep 09)
0% (0) 17% (3) 11% (2) 0% (0) 72% (13)
Iglu
(18 votes since 7 Feb 10)
0% (0) 11% (2) 6% (1) 17% (3) 67% (12)
Hypnotherapy
(18 votes since 5 Mar 08)
6% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 6% (1) 89% (16)
Orajel Canker Sore Mouth Wash
(18 votes since 22 Oct 09)
0% (0) 17% (3) 11% (2) 11% (2) 61% (11)
Oraldiet (oral probiotic)
(17 votes since 5 Aug 08)
24% (6) 0% (1) 0% (0) 0% (1) 76% (13)
vegemite
(17 votes since 21 Dec 08)
6% (1) 6% (1) 12% (2) 6% (1) 71% (12)
Scope Mouthwash
(17 votes since 26 Apr 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (17)
Mouth wash with wine vinegar twice a day
(17 votes since 25 Jul 08)
6% (1) 6% (1) 0% (0) 12% (2) 76% (13)
Honey mixed with Turmeric Powder
(17 votes since 22 Jun 09)
0% (0) 24% (4) 0% (0) 6% (1) 71% (12)
Dequaspray (local anesthecic for mouths)
(16 votes since 2 May 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 13% (2) 13% (2) 75% (12)
a guava fruit every day prevents ulcers
(16 votes since 6 Sep 08)
6% (1) 6% (1) 6% (1) 6% (1) 75% (12)
Fishermans Friends
(16 votes since 15 Nov 09)
6% (1) 0% (0) 6% (1) 6% (1) 81% (13)
Covonia Throat Spray (throat ulcers)
(15 votes since 24 Jun 08)
0% (0) 7% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 93% (14)
phylorinol
(15 votes since 11 Oct 08)
0% (0) 7% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 93% (14)
Asthma Preventer Inhaler 100mg
(15 votes since 25 Mar 09)
7% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 7% (1) 87% (13)
azathioprine 25mg
(15 votes since 4 Nov 08)
13% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 87% (13)
Strepsils Plus Throat Spray
(14 votes since 13 Nov 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 21% (3) 14% (2) 64% (9)
EAT PEPPERMINT
(14 votes since 23 Apr 11)
7% (1) 0% (0) 7% (1) 14% (2) 71% (10)
Elimating Acidic foods
(14 votes since 25 May 11)
36% (5) 0% (0) 7% (1) 21% (3) 36% (5)
fizzy cola to sooth mouth ulcers
(14 votes since 31 May 11)
7% (1) 0% (0) 29% (4) 0% (0) 64% (9)
clean gently white from ulcer - tbrush
(14 votes since 27 Nov 09)
0% (0) 29% (4) 0% (0) 0% (0) 71% (10)
Omega-3 fatty acid
(13 votes since 7 Apr 10)
8% (1) 8% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 85% (11)
Tea Tree oil
(13 votes since 15 Jun 10)
0% (0) 8% (1) 23% (3) 31% (4) 38% (5)
Nature's Dentist Mouth Wash
(13 votes since 13 Jul 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
Rinse with Gingely oil
(13 votes since 8 Jul 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
vitamin c
(13 votes since 29 Oct 11)
31% (4) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 62% (8)
sticking a tissue to affected area & dry
(13 votes since 25 Oct 10)
8% (1) 8% (1) 0% (0) 15% (2) 69% (9)
DRY GIN instant relief, gargle over ulc
(13 votes since 17 Oct 09)
8% (1) 0% (0) 15% (2) 0% (0) 77% (10)
Baking Soda
(13 votes since 10 Nov 10)
0% (0) 38% (5) 0% (0) 8% (1) 54% (7)
manuka honey
(13 votes since 3 Mar 10)
8% (1) 23% (3) 0% (0) 8% (1) 62% (8)
tyrozets (lozenges dissolve on ulcer)
(13 votes since 1 Dec 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
dapsone
(12 votes since 30 Sep 09)
25% (3) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 67% (8)
Gluten Free Diet
(12 votes since 11 Nov 10)
42% (5) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 58% (7)
Vegemite
(12 votes since 25 Jan 10)
8% (1) 8% (1) 17% (2) 0% (0) 67% (8)
Iglu Gel
(12 votes since 30 Jun 10)
0% (0) 17% (2) 25% (3) 25% (3) 33% (4)
MULTIGEN Iron Tablets
(12 votes since 22 Nov 09)
25% (3) 8% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 67% (8)
Isycalm
(12 votes since 2 Aug 11)
0% (0) 0% (0) 75% (9) 0% (0) 25% (3)
debactrol
(12 votes since 1 Apr 10)
0% (0) 25% (3) 8% (1) 0% (0) 67% (8)
coconut oil
(12 votes since 27 Oct 10)
8% (1) 17% (2) 0% (0) 33% (4) 42% (5)
Apple Cider Vinegar (applied with Q-Tip)
(11 votes since 15 Jan 10)
0% (0) 18% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 82% (9)
Sea Buckthorn oil on ulcer
(11 votes since 23 Sep 09)
0% (0) 9% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 91% (10)
glycerene
(11 votes since 16 Apr 10)
0% (0) 18% (2) 9% (1) 18% (2) 55% (6)
Coconut oil
(11 votes since 1 Aug 10)
18% (2) 9% (1) 9% (1) 27% (3) 36% (4)
Polyphenol Sulfonic Acid
(11 votes since 29 Mar 10)
0% (0) 18% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 82% (9)
Tetracyclin dissolved in water
(10 votes since 31 Aug 10)
0% (0) 30% (3) 20% (2) 0% (0) 50% (5)
Natural B - nutrilite
(10 votes since 16 Jan 10)
10% (1) 10% (1) 10% (1) 0% (0) 70% (7)
DENTA-MED GEL
(10 votes since 29 Mar 10)
10% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 10% (1) 80% (8)
Boots mouth ulcer treatment - excellent
(10 votes since 7 May 11)
0% (0) 10% (1) 30% (3) 10% (1) 50% (5)
Xylocaine Viscous
(10 votes since 29 Jun 10)
0% (0) 0% (0) 40% (4) 20% (2) 40% (4)
mango/mango juice
(10 votes since 31 Aug 10)
0% (0) 10% (1) 10% (1) 0% (0) 80% (8)
glutamine
(10 votes since 25 Jan 10)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 10% (1) 90% (9)
Suck an ice cube
(10 votes since 23 Oct 12)
0% (0) 10% (1) 60% (6) 20% (2) 10% (1)