Mouth Ulcers Prevention and Treatment

Public survey, 26680 votes for 395 treatments since October 2002.

395 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
(1263 votes since 26 Sep 02)
7% (92) 37% (463) 16% (205) 24% (298) 16% (205)
Bonjela
(951 votes since 26 Sep 02)
7% (63) 4% (42) 36% (342) 23% (220) 30% (284)
Adcortyl / Kenalog / Kenacort / Triamcinolone
(724 votes since 24 Sep 02)
10% (75) 43% (308) 13% (92) 19% (140) 15% (109)
Anbesol Adult Strength Gel
(532 votes since 25 Sep 02)
13% (70) 3% (18) 42% (225) 21% (110) 20% (109)
Paracetamol
(472 votes since 26 Sep 02)
13% (60) 2% (10) 43% (202) 18% (87) 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
(381 votes since 25 Sep 02)
17% (66) 5% (20) 19% (71) 26% (100) 33% (124)
Soluble Aspirin
(379 votes since 26 Sep 02)
16% (61) 7% (25) 39% (148) 15% (56) 23% (89)
Ibuprofen
(371 votes since 4 Feb 03)
1% (2) 2% (9) 58% (216) 19% (70) 20% (74)
Listerine mouthwash
(368 votes since 25 Nov 02)
13% (48) 9% (34) 17% (63) 26% (94) 35% (129)
Lysine
(323 votes since 11 Oct 02)
37% (121) 14% (44) 2% (8) 17% (55) 29% (95)
Sensodyne SLS-free toothpaste
(313 votes since 26 Sep 02)
44% (139) 2% (7) 4% (11) 22% (70) 27% (86)
TCP
(296 votes since 25 Nov 02)
5% (14) 17% (51) 23% (68) 24% (70) 31% (93)
Natural yoghurt
(295 votes since 25 Nov 02)
11% (32) 13% (38) 11% (31) 23% (69) 42% (125)
Vitamin B
(294 votes since 19 Nov 02)
37% (110) 12% (36) 3% (8) 17% (51) 30% (89)
Anbesol Liquid
(293 votes since 14 Nov 02)
1% (4) 6% (19) 53% (154) 18% (54) 21% (62)
Vicks Ultra Chloraseptic
(292 votes since 26 Sep 02)
22% (64) 3% (8) 22% (65) 20% (58) 33% (97)
Chlorhexidine di-gluconate mouth rinse
(270 votes since 23 Nov 02)
11% (31) 23% (63) 16% (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
(263 votes since 27 Nov 02)
27% (72) 10% (25) 3% (9) 14% (36) 46% (121)
Hydrogen peroxide rinse
(262 votes since 30 Dec 03)
7% (19) 21% (55) 10% (25) 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)
(228 votes since 25 Mar 03)
23% (52) 12% (28) 10% (22) 28% (64) 27% (62)
Ice held on the ucler for a few minutes
(227 votes since 19 Mar 03)
1% (2) 5% (12) 44% (101) 22% (51) 27% (61)
Vodka (or any clean spirit)
(213 votes since 14 Apr 03)
4% (9) 8% (16) 32% (68) 18% (38) 38% (82)
Bicarbonate of soda
(212 votes since 10 Dec 02)
6% (13) 21% (45) 8% (17) 22% (46) 43% (91)
Myrrh Tincture
(210 votes since 26 Sep 02)
31% (65) 8% (17) 9% (18) 16% (33) 37% (77)
Aloe Vera juice
(207 votes since 20 Oct 02)
31% (64) 9% (19) 4% (8) 19% (40) 37% (76)
Multibionta
(203 votes since 26 Sep 02)
39% (79) 1% (3) 2% (4) 17% (35) 40% (82)
Punchin’ the pillow
(199 votes since 28 Jan 03)
4% (7) 1% (2) 14% (28) 38% (75) 44% (87)
Oral-B Zendium Toothpaste
(195 votes since 26 Sep 02)
39% (76) 2% (4) 5% (9) 15% (30) 39% (76)
Cow’s milk
(187 votes since 11 Dec 02)
3% (6) 3% (5) 17% (32) 16% (30) 61% (114)
Cleaning white layer off ulcer
(175 votes since 29 Apr 05)
2% (4) 18% (32) 3% (5) 11% (20) 65% (114)
Zilacton
(174 votes since 12 Oct 02)
34% (60) 5% (8) 11% (19) 17% (29) 33% (58)
Praying
(169 votes since 28 Jan 05)
14% (24) 17% (28) 2% (3) 12% (20) 56% (94)
Zinc
(161 votes since 3 Jan 03)
26% (42) 11% (18) 2% (4) 20% (33) 40% (64)
Tea Tree Oil
(154 votes since 9 Dec 02)
3% (5) 19% (30) 18% (27) 21% (33) 38% (59)
Reduce stress
(154 votes since 9 Jul 06)
58% (90) 7% (11) 0% (0) 23% (35) 12% (18)
Aloclair
(151 votes since 25 Mar 03)
1% (2) 14% (21) 16% (24) 19% (29) 50% (75)
Amosan / Bocasan antiseptic rinse
(147 votes since 12 Nov 02)
7% (10) 9% (13) 8% (12) 27% (40) 49% (72)
Ice-Cream
(145 votes since 23 Mar 04)
1% (2) 2% (3) 45% (65) 18% (26) 34% (49)
Use of ELECTRIC toothbrush
(139 votes since 2 May 03)
12% (17) 4% (5) 4% (6) 19% (27) 60% (84)
Fresh Pineapple
(137 votes since 10 Jul 03)
4% (6) 7% (9) 1% (2) 8% (11) 80% (109)
Echinacea
(137 votes since 22 Mar 03)
28% (39) 7% (10) 2% (3) 23% (31) 39% (54)
Debacterol, Oralmedic, HybenX
(133 votes since 4 Dec 02)
7% (9) 26% (34) 15% (20) 13% (17) 40% (53)
Vegemite / marmite
(130 votes since 16 Jun 03)
5% (6) 12% (16) 5% (6) 16% (21) 62% (81)
Fruit
(130 votes since 2 Jul 03)
20% (26) 6% (8) 1% (1) 12% (15) 62% (80)
Good quality sleep
(129 votes since 30 May 06)
48% (62) 13% (17) 2% (2) 19% (24) 19% (24)
Benadryl Dye Free Liquid without Maalox
(127 votes since 23 Nov 02)
2% (3) 8% (10) 13% (17) 20% (25) 57% (72)
Codeine
(126 votes since 3 May 03)
0% (0) 4% (5) 56% (71) 10% (12) 30% (38)
Prednisolone
(121 votes since 5 Jan 03)
6% (7) 20% (24) 5% (6) 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
(116 votes since 14 Feb 03)
26% (30) 3% (4) 2% (2) 20% (23) 49% (57)
Honey
(114 votes since 7 Jan 04)
6% (7) 18% (21) 10% (11) 18% (20) 48% (55)
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)
Benzocaine Gel
(112 votes since 12 Mar 03)
3% (3) 4% (4) 41% (46) 21% (23) 32% (36)
Biotene SLS-free toothpase
(111 votes since 20 Dec 02)
25% (28) 7% (8) 4% (4) 23% (25) 41% (46)
Regular exercise
(110 votes since 19 Nov 03)
25% (27) 2% (2) 2% (2) 14% (15) 58% (64)
iron
(110 votes since 17 Apr 03)
30% (33) 9% (10) 1% (1) 17% (19) 43% (47)
Difflam Oralrinse
(109 votes since 15 Apr 03)
3% (3) 7% (8) 30% (33) 21% (23) 39% (42)
Vitamin B12
(108 votes since 2 Dec 03)
33% (36) 9% (10) 1% (1) 13% (14) 44% (47)
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)
Scotch (alcohol)
(99 votes since 9 Oct 03)
2% (2) 7% (7) 25% (25) 15% (15) 51% (50)
Smoking
(99 votes since 14 Mar 05)
15% (15) 4% (4) 5% (5) 5% (5) 71% (70)
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
(95 votes since 21 Jan 03)
3% (3) 15% (14) 5% (5) 19% (18) 58% (55)
Clove Oil
(94 votes since 13 Sep 03)
1% (1) 1% (1) 28% (26) 16% (15) 54% (51)
Alum
(94 votes since 28 Dec 02)
4% (4) 11% (10) 9% (8) 16% (15) 61% (57)
Oragel for Canker Sores
(92 votes since 6 Aug 03)
0% (0) 4% (4) 35% (32) 24% (22) 37% (34)
Pyralvex
(91 votes since 17 Mar 03)
7% (6) 32% (29) 4% (4) 16% (15) 41% (37)
dont touch it, let it heal by itself.
(91 votes since 18 Jan 08)
3% (3) 20% (18) 1% (1) 14% (13) 62% (56)
Arnica
(91 votes since 27 Nov 02)
2% (2) 7% (6) 9% (8) 20% (18) 63% (57)
Propolis
(88 votes since 18 Feb 03)
9% (8) 13% (11) 8% (7) 19% (17) 51% (45)
Aniseed sweets
(88 votes since 20 Jan 03)
6% (5) 2% (2) 10% (9) 15% (13) 67% (59)
Acidophilus
(87 votes since 30 May 03)
18% (16) 9% (8) 1% (1) 17% (15) 54% (47)
Multivitamin
(86 votes since 22 Nov 04)
30% (26) 2% (2) 1% (1) 14% (12) 52% (45)
Baby Oragel
(85 votes since 9 Apr 03)
5% (4) 5% (4) 20% (17) 24% (20) 47% (40)
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
(81 votes since 23 Apr 05)
20% (16) 7% (6) 17% (14) 23% (19) 32% (26)
brushing teeth after every meal
(81 votes since 17 Aug 06)
26% (21) 9% (7) 5% (4) 20% (16) 41% (33)
Lidocaine H
(81 votes since 9 Jul 03)
0% (0) 2% (2) 48% (39) 15% (12) 35% (28)
Ulcerease
(81 votes since 1 Apr 03)
1% (1) 10% (8) 25% (20) 21% (17) 43% (35)
Melon Frost (Chinese medicine)
(80 votes since 10 Feb 03)
1% (1) 15% (12) 11% (9) 15% (12) 58% (46)
Warmth - tea or any warm drink
(80 votes since 28 Oct 07)
0% (0) 1% (1) 38% (30) 28% (22) 34% (27)
Sarakan SLS-free toothpaste
(79 votes since 2 Jan 03)
18% (14) 1% (1) 6% (5) 20% (16) 54% (43)
Cepacaine mouthwash
(79 votes since 3 Jan 03)
8% (6) 5% (4) 13% (10) 20% (16) 54% (43)
Weleda Calendula toothpaste
(79 votes since 27 Nov 02)
8% (6) 3% (2) 3% (2) 14% (11) 73% (58)
Vinegar
(79 votes since 2 Mar 04)
1% (1) 14% (11) 3% (2) 14% (11) 68% (54)
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)
drinking hot tea
(76 votes since 14 Oct 07)
3% (2) 0% (0) 25% (19) 21% (16) 51% (39)
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)
Toms of Maine Natural Toothpaste
(72 votes since 12 Mar 03)
11% (8) 1% (1) 3% (2) 15% (11) 69% (50)
Oral B Alcohol Free-mouthwash
(72 votes since 6 Jul 03)
8% (6) 1% (1) 4% (3) 25% (18) 61% (44)
Borax
(71 votes since 25 Jul 03)
3% (2) 8% (6) 0% (0) 14% (10) 75% (53)
Scraping the tongue clean
(71 votes since 18 Nov 04)
14% (10) 4% (3) 4% (3) 23% (16) 55% (39)
Tee Tree Toothpaste
(70 votes since 21 Apr 03)
17% (12) 6% (4) 6% (4) 10% (7) 61% (43)
Salt water And TCP in hot water
(69 votes since 26 Jun 09)
1% (1) 6% (4) 70% (48) 3% (2) 20% (14)
Iodine Tincture
(69 votes since 11 Mar 03)
1% (1) 9% (6) 7% (5) 20% (14) 62% (43)
Seda-gel
(68 votes since 25 Jan 03)
1% (1) 4% (3) 15% (10) 18% (12) 62% (42)
Lidocaine Viscous 2% gel
(67 votes since 10 Nov 03)
0% (0) 4% (3) 51% (34) 9% (6) 36% (24)
ORA 5
(66 votes since 13 Mar 03)
11% (7) 11% (7) 6% (4) 17% (11) 56% (37)
regular flossing
(66 votes since 24 Aug 05)
21% (14) 2% (1) 0% (0) 20% (13) 58% (38)
Benzoin Compound (tincture USP)
(65 votes since 24 Feb 03)
5% (3) 2% (1) 11% (7) 23% (15) 60% (39)
Garlic oil / supplements
(64 votes since 7 Jan 04)
14% (9) 9% (6) 5% (3) 11% (7) 61% (39)
Careful brushing
(64 votes since 8 May 08)
31% (20) 6% (4) 6% (4) 19% (12) 38% (24)
Colloidal Silver
(64 votes since 13 Jun 03)
2% (1) 17% (11) 3% (2) 17% (11) 61% (39)
Golden Seal
(63 votes since 5 Mar 03)
6% (4) 5% (3) 5% (3) 16% (10) 68% (43)
Magic Mouthwash
(63 votes since 16 Oct 03)
3% (2) 11% (7) 24% (15) 16% (10) 46% (29)
Aciclovir
(62 votes since 29 Aug 03)
8% (5) 10% (6) 2% (1) 13% (8) 68% (42)
letting the ulcer dry out
(61 votes since 29 Jan 06)
2% (1) 16% (10) 7% (4) 21% (13) 54% (33)
GLY-OXIDE
(60 votes since 12 Aug 03)
8% (5) 8% (5) 5% (3) 20% (12) 58% (35)
PenicillinV
(59 votes since 20 Jul 03)
7% (4) 7% (4) 8% (5) 15% (9) 63% (37)
Antibiotic
(58 votes since 31 Oct 06)
5% (3) 16% (9) 2% (1) 19% (11) 59% (34)
Filtered Cofee
(58 votes since 5 Feb 05)
2% (1) 0% (0) 7% (4) 9% (5) 83% (48)
Lots of Spinach
(58 votes since 2 Dec 04)
24% (14) 2% (1) 0% (0) 14% (8) 60% (35)
Eludril - Oral spray (Pain relief)
(58 votes since 29 Apr 03)
5% (3) 2% (1) 29% (17) 10% (6) 53% (31)
Burts Bees Lavender Mint Toothpaste
(57 votes since 12 Mar 03)
11% (6) 0% (0) 4% (2) 21% (12) 65% (37)
Tums/Rolaids - allow to melt on ulcer
(55 votes since 5 Aug 03)
2% (1) 2% (1) 9% (5) 24% (13) 64% (35)
Human pee
(55 votes since 6 Dec 05)
0% (0) 16% (9) 4% (2) 2% (1) 78% (43)
Dexamethasone
(55 votes since 4 May 03)
0% (0) 15% (8) 9% (5) 13% (7) 64% (35)
Silver Nitrate
(54 votes since 8 Apr 04)
0% (0) 35% (19) 4% (2) 7% (4) 54% (29)
liqourice root - chewed
(53 votes since 14 Jul 03)
4% (2) 2% (1) 6% (3) 19% (10) 70% (37)
Weleda Medicinal Gargle
(53 votes since 25 Apr 03)
4% (2) 9% (5) 9% (5) 9% (5) 68% (36)
Phylorinol
(53 votes since 13 Mar 03)
4% (2) 4% (2) 6% (3) 19% (10) 68% (36)
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)
Brandy
(52 votes since 3 Dec 04)
2% (1) 13% (7) 19% (10) 13% (7) 52% (27)
steroids
(51 votes since 24 Aug 06)
4% (2) 43% (22) 6% (3) 10% (5) 37% (19)
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)
Sauerkraut Juice
(50 votes since 11 Jul 03)
0% (0) 4% (2) 2% (1) 8% (4) 86% (43)
Yakult (first thing every day)
(49 votes since 6 Mar 04)
12% (6) 0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (6) 76% (37)
Buttermilk
(49 votes since 28 Nov 03)
2% (1) 10% (5) 6% (3) 10% (5) 71% (35)
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)
wheat/gluten free diet
(48 votes since 13 Jul 04)
23% (11) 4% (2) 0% (0) 13% (6) 60% (29)
Difflam Gel
(47 votes since 19 Jul 04)
4% (2) 11% (5) 19% (9) 17% (8) 49% (23)
Boots SLS-free toothpaste
(47 votes since 6 Oct 03)
15% (7) 2% (1) 4% (2) 11% (5) 68% (32)
Thalidomide
(47 votes since 9 Jun 03)
2% (1) 0% (0) 4% (2) 17% (8) 77% (36)
Tetracycline
(47 votes since 30 Oct 03)
0% (0) 15% (7) 9% (4) 13% (6) 64% (30)
put salt on the ulcer
(46 votes since 22 Sep 09)
0% (0) 22% (10) 11% (5) 28% (13) 39% (18)
Omega 3-6-9 supplement
(46 votes since 17 May 04)
9% (4) 0% (0) 0% (0) 13% (6) 78% (36)
olive leaf extract tablets
(46 votes since 12 Sep 03)
2% (1) 4% (2) 0% (0) 17% (8) 76% (35)
Reduce vinegar intake
(45 votes since 3 Sep 05)
16% (7) 7% (3) 4% (2) 20% (9) 53% (24)
Acid reducers (Tagamet, ranitidine etc)
(45 votes since 22 Apr 04)
9% (4) 7% (3) 0% (0) 18% (8) 67% (30)
Bonjela Once
(45 votes since 20 May 09)
2% (1) 27% (12) 18% (8) 13% (6) 40% (18)
Aquafresh Extreme Tootpaste
(45 votes since 11 Mar 04)
2% (1) 0% (0) 2% (1) 11% (5) 84% (38)
CARMEX ointment for cold sores
(44 votes since 23 Apr 05)
2% (1) 9% (4) 7% (3) 9% (4) 73% (32)
Calpol
(44 votes since 28 Jan 05)
2% (1) 2% (1) 25% (11) 9% (4) 61% (27)
Electric Tooth Brush (teeth and tongue)
(44 votes since 2 May 08)
14% (6) 5% (2) 0% (0) 9% (4) 73% (32)
Liquid Chlorophyl mixed into water
(44 votes since 7 Sep 03)
5% (2) 5% (2) 5% (2) 9% (4) 77% (34)
vicodin
(44 votes since 31 Jan 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 43% (19) 9% (4) 48% (21)
Rembrant ToothP for Canker Sore Suffers
(44 votes since 4 Jun 04)
25% (11) 2% (1) 2% (1) 9% (4) 61% (27)
Corsodyl mouthwash
(43 votes since 21 Jun 09)
9% (4) 16% (7) 5% (2) 23% (10) 47% (20)
Canker Cover
(43 votes since 22 Nov 06)
2% (1) 33% (14) 9% (4) 19% (8) 37% (16)
Massaging
(43 votes since 14 Aug 06)
2% (1) 0% (0) 9% (4) 12% (5) 77% (33)
Eat more protein over sugar and starch
(43 votes since 28 Apr 06)
16% (7) 9% (4) 0% (0) 14% (6) 60% (26)
Colchicine
(43 votes since 5 Oct 04)
7% (3) 9% (4) 5% (2) 14% (6) 65% (28)
Longo Vital Multivitamin Supplement
(43 votes since 12 Sep 03)
9% (4) 0% (0) 2% (1) 12% (5) 77% (33)
iglu
(43 votes since 9 Oct 08)
2% (1) 12% (5) 16% (7) 14% (6) 56% (24)
antihistamine 24 hrs
(42 votes since 9 Jul 05)
0% (0) 2% (1) 0% (0) 14% (6) 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)
Chewing tobacco
(42 votes since 22 Apr 04)
2% (1) 5% (2) 2% (1) 7% (3) 83% (35)
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)
Aerobic Oxygen in a bottle
(39 votes since 6 Jan 04)
5% (2) 8% (3) 5% (2) 8% (3) 74% (29)
Biotene Mouthwash
(39 votes since 11 Aug 06)
18% (7) 13% (5) 5% (2) 18% (7) 46% (18)
CAMPHO-PHENIQUE
(39 votes since 19 Apr 05)
3% (1) 10% (4) 15% (6) 3% (1) 69% (27)
Grants Toothpaste
(39 votes since 4 Feb 05)
26% (10) 0% (0) 3% (1) 8% (3) 64% (25)
Cepacol (anesthetic sore throat spray)
(38 votes since 1 May 05)
0% (0) 5% (2) 24% (9) 11% (4) 61% (23)
ELUDRIL MOUTH WASH
(38 votes since 30 Mar 04)
5% (2) 3% (1) 3% (1) 16% (6) 74% (28)
Cankermelts GX discs
(38 votes since 9 Feb 05)
0% (0) 8% (3) 8% (3) 18% (7) 66% (25)
peridex antigingivital oral rinse (CDN)
(38 votes since 3 Feb 04)
0% (0) 5% (2) 5% (2) 18% (7) 71% (27)
effervescent vitaman B complex
(37 votes since 20 Dec 04)
19% (7) 5% (2) 3% (1) 16% (6) 57% (21)
Alcohol (abstain completely)
(37 votes since 1 Jun 09)
14% (5) 3% (1) 5% (2) 5% (2) 73% (27)
Rembrandt Canker Sore Toothpaste
(37 votes since 26 Sep 05)
35% (13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 14% (5) 51% (19)
Bite Splint
(36 votes since 20 Mar 04)
11% (4) 3% (1) 0% (0) 11% (4) 75% (27)
ANGINOVAG buccal spray
(36 votes since 23 Nov 03)
0% (0) 8% (3) 3% (1) 8% (3) 81% (29)
hydrogen peroxide
(36 votes since 2 Feb 09)
3% (1) 31% (11) 0% (0) 28% (10) 39% (14)
alka seltzer rinse with
(36 votes since 1 May 04)
3% (1) 8% (3) 6% (2) 8% (3) 75% (27)
Iglu Gel
(35 votes since 19 Jan 09)
3% (1) 9% (3) 17% (6) 14% (5) 57% (20)
kanka
(35 votes since 20 Aug 07)
0% (0) 3% (1) 26% (9) 14% (5) 57% (20)
careful chewing
(35 votes since 19 Jul 09)
43% (15) 3% (1) 0% (0) 14% (5) 40% (14)
Proper dietary habits
(34 votes since 11 Mar 08)
41% (14) 3% (1) 0% (0) 15% (5) 41% (14)
Evening Primrose Oil Capsules
(34 votes since 5 Jun 05)
6% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 21% (7) 74% (25)
Cephalexin (Keflex-antibiotic)
(34 votes since 2 Jun 04)
6% (2) 6% (2) 0% (0) 9% (3) 79% (27)
Boots Sore Throat Spray (Lidocaine H..)
(34 votes since 1 Feb 07)
0% (0) 0% (0) 26% (9) 6% (2) 68% (23)
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)
Liquid Benadryl
(33 votes since 16 Feb 07)
0% (0) 9% (3) 15% (5) 18% (6) 58% (19)
Augmentin Tablets co-amoxiclav
(33 votes since 4 Aug 06)
0% (0) 6% (2) 9% (3) 12% (4) 73% (24)
Tacrolomosis ointment
(33 votes since 5 Mar 04)
0% (0) 0% (0) 6% (2) 9% (3) 85% (28)
Viractin
(33 votes since 15 Jun 04)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 9% (3) 85% (28)
Pansoral mouth gel
(33 votes since 1 Oct 04)
0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (4) 15% (5) 73% (24)
Gentian Violet
(33 votes since 12 Jun 05)
6% (2) 15% (5) 9% (3) 9% (3) 61% (20)
Herbalife
(33 votes since 22 Oct 04)
3% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 9% (3) 88% (29)
Medijel
(33 votes since 8 Nov 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 18% (6) 18% (6) 64% (21)
L-Glutamic Acid
(33 votes since 6 Mar 04)
3% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (4) 85% (28)
Soothagel
(33 votes since 27 Feb 07)
0% (0) 6% (2) 15% (5) 12% (4) 67% (22)
salt warm water is the best solution.
(32 votes since 19 May 10)
6% (2) 31% (10) 9% (3) 34% (11) 19% (6)
Laser treatment from doctor
(31 votes since 11 Aug 04)
3% (1) 13% (4) 0% (0) 16% (5) 68% (21)
Erythromycin (penicillin alternative)
(31 votes since 20 Jan 05)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 16% (5) 77% (24)
Lignocaine
(31 votes since 2 Mar 07)
3% (1) 0% (0) 29% (9) 6% (2) 61% (19)
Phenol (1.4%)
(31 votes since 7 Jul 05)
0% (0) 3% (1) 19% (6) 3% (1) 74% (23)
Kamistad-Gel
(30 votes since 18 Nov 04)
0% (0) 7% (2) 7% (2) 10% (3) 77% (23)
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)
Siwak/Misiwak Arab/Muslim tooth-stick
(30 votes since 10 Mar 05)
3% (1) 3% (1) 3% (1) 7% (2) 83% (25)
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)
Canker Control (vitamin supplement)
(30 votes since 26 Jul 04)
7% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 17% (5) 77% (23)
Daktarin (oral Gel)
(29 votes since 12 Aug 05)
3% (1) 14% (4) 0% (0) 10% (3) 72% (21)
Canker Care
(29 votes since 24 Oct 07)
3% (1) 10% (3) 7% (2) 7% (2) 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)
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)
Oralmedic
(28 votes since 18 Mar 09)
0% (0) 39% (11) 14% (4) 7% (2) 39% (11)
red tea
(27 votes since 18 Oct 07)
4% (1) 0% (0) 7% (2) 11% (3) 78% (21)
retardex sls free toothpaste
(27 votes since 7 Oct 04)
7% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 11% (3) 81% (22)
corsydol mouthwash
(27 votes since 12 Aug 09)
4% (1) 15% (4) 7% (2) 15% (4) 59% (16)
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)
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)
corsodyl (mouthwash)
(25 votes since 6 Apr 10)
12% (3) 4% (1) 4% (1) 28% (7) 52% (13)
Bonjela once ( new )
(25 votes since 28 Jan 10)
8% (2) 28% (7) 16% (4) 28% (7) 20% (5)
Dermavate cream mixed with acortyl
(25 votes since 22 Jul 05)
0% (0) 4% (1) 0% (0) 4% (1) 92% (23)
Swishing with Regular Pepto Bismol
(25 votes since 18 Sep 07)
0% (0) 8% (2) 8% (2) 12% (3) 72% (18)
Oralmedic
(25 votes since 12 Sep 09)
0% (0) 40% (10) 12% (3) 0% (0) 48% (12)
minocycline
(24 votes since 7 Nov 06)
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)
daktarin oral gel (miconazole 20mg)
(24 votes since 28 Sep 07)
4% (1) 4% (1) 0% (0) 8% (2) 83% (20)
Calpol
(24 votes since 6 Jun 08)
0% (0) 0% (0) 17% (4) 8% (2) 75% (18)
Abreva
(24 votes since 21 Oct 07)
0% (0) 8% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 92% (22)
Spirit of Camphor
(23 votes since 28 Aug 07)
0% (0) 0% (0) 13% (3) 9% (2) 78% (18)
Soothelip
(23 votes since 20 Oct 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 9% (2) 9% (2) 83% (19)
Oraccort (dental paste USP)
(23 votes since 1 Jun 09)
9% (2) 13% (3) 9% (2) 4% (1) 65% (15)
Florsalmin
(23 votes since 6 Nov 07)
9% (2) 4% (1) 4% (1) 4% (1) 78% (18)
Lansaprozole
(23 votes since 29 Sep 07)
4% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 9% (2) 87% (20)
Auromere ToothPaste - Licorice Flav.
(23 votes since 17 Dec 05)
4% (1) 4% (1) 4% (1) 9% (2) 78% (18)
Mix Ibuprofen and Paracetemol
(23 votes since 17 Nov 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 48% (11) 13% (3) 39% (9)
bonjela once
(23 votes since 18 Nov 09)
4% (1) 22% (5) 26% (6) 22% (5) 26% (6)
Zylaprin Daily
(23 votes since 7 Oct 07)
4% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 4% (1) 91% (21)
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)
ibilex 500 (cephalexin)
(21 votes since 28 Sep 07)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (21)
Nicotine gum
(21 votes since 19 Dec 07)
5% (1) 5% (1) 0% (0) 5% (1) 86% (18)
Alum (a pickling spice)
(21 votes since 14 Sep 08)
0% (0) 19% (4) 0% (0) 14% (3) 67% (14)
get more sleep/ think positive
(21 votes since 23 Jul 11)
52% (11) 5% (1) 0% (0) 19% (4) 24% (5)
Metronidazole ( anti allergic )
(21 votes since 13 Aug 07)
0% (0) 10% (2) 0% (0) 19% (4) 71% (15)
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)
Cortisone Turbo Inhaler don’t rinse
(19 votes since 16 Dec 07)
5% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 95% (18)
Monuka honey
(19 votes since 29 Sep 09)
0% (0) 16% (3) 0% (0) 16% (3) 68% (13)
Listerine mouthwash
(19 votes since 20 Jun 10)
0% (0) 16% (3) 21% (4) 37% (7) 26% (5)
Vitamin A intake
(19 votes since 29 Jul 09)
5% (1) 0% (0) 5% (1) 26% (5) 63% (12)
Clove of Garlic (use it like Bonjela)
(18 votes since 10 Jul 09)
6% (1) 22% (4) 0% (0) 6% (1) 67% (12)
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)
Liquid Vit-E applied directly to sore
(18 votes since 23 Jun 08)
0% (0) 28% (5) 6% (1) 0% (0) 67% (12)
Liquorice (good quality)
(18 votes since 2 Sep 09)
0% (0) 17% (3) 11% (2) 0% (0) 72% (13)
Yotuel Pharma Toothpaste
(18 votes since 31 Mar 08)
6% (1) 0% (0) 6% (1) 6% (1) 83% (15)
Oraldiet (oral probiotic)
(17 votes since 5 Aug 08)
24% (6) 0% (1) 0% (0) 0% (1) 76% (13)
Mouth wash with wine vinegar twice a day
(17 votes since 25 Jul 08)
6% (1) 6% (1) 0% (0) 12% (2) 76% (13)
Orajel Canker Sore Mouth Wash
(17 votes since 22 Oct 09)
0% (0) 18% (3) 6% (1) 12% (2) 65% (11)
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)
Honey mixed with Turmeric Powder
(17 votes since 22 Jun 09)
0% (0) 24% (4) 0% (0) 6% (1) 71% (12)
Fishermans Friends
(16 votes since 15 Nov 09)
6% (1) 0% (0) 6% (1) 6% (1) 81% (13)
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)
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)
phylorinol
(15 votes since 11 Oct 08)
0% (0) 7% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 93% (14)
Covonia Throat Spray (throat ulcers)
(15 votes since 24 Jun 08)
0% (0) 7% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 93% (14)
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)
manuka honey
(13 votes since 3 Mar 10)
8% (1) 23% (3) 0% (0) 8% (1) 62% (8)
fizzy cola to sooth mouth ulcers
(13 votes since 31 May 11)
8% (1) 0% (0) 31% (4) 0% (0) 62% (8)
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)
sticking a tissue to affected area & dry
(13 votes since 25 Oct 10)
8% (1) 8% (1) 0% (0) 15% (2) 69% (9)
tyrozets (lozenges dissolve on ulcer)
(13 votes since 1 Dec 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
Nature's Dentist Mouth Wash
(13 votes since 13 Jul 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
clean gently white from ulcer - tbrush
(13 votes since 27 Nov 09)
0% (0) 23% (3) 0% (0) 0% (0) 77% (10)
Rinse with Gingely oil
(13 votes since 8 Jul 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
Baking Soda
(12 votes since 10 Nov 10)
0% (0) 33% (4) 0% (0) 8% (1) 58% (7)
vitamin c
(12 votes since 29 Oct 11)
33% (4) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 58% (7)
Elimating Acidic foods
(12 votes since 25 May 11)
25% (3) 0% (0) 8% (1) 25% (3) 42% (5)
Iglu Gel
(12 votes since 30 Jun 10)
0% (0) 17% (2) 25% (3) 25% (3) 33% (4)
dapsone
(12 votes since 30 Sep 09)
25% (3) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 67% (8)
coconut oil
(12 votes since 27 Oct 10)
8% (1) 17% (2) 0% (0) 33% (4) 42% (5)
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)
Isycalm
(12 votes since 2 Aug 11)
0% (0) 0% (0) 75% (9) 0% (0) 25% (3)
DRY GIN instant relief, gargle over ulc
(12 votes since 17 Oct 09)
8% (1) 0% (0) 8% (1) 0% (0) 83% (10)
debactrol
(12 votes since 1 Apr 10)
0% (0) 25% (3) 8% (1) 0% (0) 67% (8)
MULTIGEN Iron Tablets
(11 votes since 22 Nov 09)
27% (3) 9% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 64% (7)
Sea Buckthorn oil on ulcer
(11 votes since 23 Sep 09)
0% (0) 9% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 91% (10)
Coconut oil
(11 votes since 1 Aug 10)
18% (2) 9% (1) 9% (1) 27% (3) 36% (4)
Apple Cider Vinegar (applied with Q-Tip)
(11 votes since 15 Jan 10)
0% (0) 18% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 82% (9)
glycerene
(11 votes since 16 Apr 10)
0% (0) 18% (2) 9% (1) 18% (2) 55% (6)
Boots mouth ulcer treatment - excellent
(10 votes since 7 May 11)
0% (0) 10% (1) 30% (3) 10% (1) 50% (5)
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)
Xylocaine Viscous
(10 votes since 29 Jun 10)
0% (0) 0% (0) 40% (4) 20% (2) 40% (4)
Natural B - nutrilite
(10 votes since 16 Jan 10)
10% (1) 10% (1) 10% (1) 0% (0) 70% (7)
Polyphenol Sulfonic Acid
(10 votes since 29 Mar 10)
0% (0) 10% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 90% (9)
DENTA-MED GEL
(10 votes since 29 Mar 10)
10% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 10% (1) 80% (8)
Tetracyclin dissolved in water
(10 votes since 31 Aug 10)
0% (0) 30% (3) 20% (2) 0% (0) 50% (5)