Mouth Ulcers Prevention and Treatment

Public survey, 27269 votes for 414 treatments since October 2002.

414 Treatments, votes, since
Currently sorted by Pain relief in ascending order
Prevention Helps Healing Eases Pain Helps a bit No effect
Laxative (good BM)
(42 votes since 18 Nov 04)
7% (3) 2% (1) 0% (0) 14% (6) 76% (32)
Viractin
(33 votes since 15 Jun 04)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 9% (3) 85% (28)
Oraldiet (oral probiotic)
(17 votes since 5 Aug 08)
24% (6) 0% (1) 0% (0) 0% (1) 76% (13)
Valtrex
(51 votes since 10 Jun 04)
12% (6) 16% (8) 0% (0) 8% (4) 65% (33)
regular flossing
(71 votes since 24 Aug 05)
21% (15) 1% (1) 0% (0) 18% (13) 59% (42)
Cephalexin (Keflex-antibiotic)
(34 votes since 2 Jun 04)
6% (2) 6% (2) 0% (0) 9% (3) 79% (27)
Mouth wash with wine vinegar twice a day
(17 votes since 25 Jul 08)
6% (1) 6% (1) 0% (0) 12% (2) 76% (13)
Omega 3-6-9 supplement
(46 votes since 17 May 04)
9% (4) 0% (0) 0% (0) 13% (6) 78% (36)
Covonia Throat Spray (throat ulcers)
(15 votes since 24 Jun 08)
0% (0) 7% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 93% (14)
Electric Tooth Brush (teeth and tongue)
(49 votes since 2 May 08)
16% (8) 4% (2) 0% (0) 10% (5) 69% (34)
Green People Fennel & Propolis Toothpaste
(30 votes since 28 Jun 04)
10% (3) 0% (0) 0% (0) 10% (3) 80% (24)
wheat/gluten free diet
(51 votes since 13 Jul 04)
24% (12) 4% (2) 0% (0) 14% (7) 59% (30)
Asthma Preventer Inhaler 100mg
(16 votes since 25 Mar 09)
6% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 13% (2) 81% (13)
Herbalife
(33 votes since 22 Oct 04)
3% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 9% (3) 88% (29)
retardex sls free toothpaste
(27 votes since 7 Oct 04)
7% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 11% (3) 81% (22)
Laser treatment from doctor
(31 votes since 11 Aug 04)
3% (1) 13% (4) 0% (0) 16% (5) 68% (21)
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)
Alum (a pickling spice)
(21 votes since 14 Sep 08)
0% (0) 19% (4) 0% (0) 14% (3) 67% (14)
Diprosone steriod based cream
(28 votes since 11 Aug 04)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 14% (4) 86% (24)
Canker Control (vitamin supplement)
(32 votes since 26 Jul 04)
6% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 16% (5) 78% (25)
Abreva
(21 votes since 30 Apr 08)
0% (0) 10% (2) 0% (0) 10% (2) 81% (17)
minocycline
(24 votes since 7 Nov 06)
4% (1) 4% (1) 0% (0) 8% (2) 83% (20)
Borax
(71 votes since 25 Jul 03)
3% (2) 8% (6) 0% (0) 14% (10) 75% (53)
Cortisone Turbo Inhaler don’t rinse
(19 votes since 16 Dec 07)
5% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 95% (18)
daktarin oral gel (miconazole 20mg)
(25 votes since 28 Sep 07)
4% (1) 8% (2) 0% (0) 8% (2) 80% (20)
ibilex 500 (cephalexin)
(22 votes since 28 Sep 07)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (22)
BORIC ACID
(49 votes since 2 Sep 03)
2% (1) 4% (2) 0% (0) 14% (7) 80% (39)
Lansaprozole
(24 votes since 29 Sep 07)
4% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (2) 88% (21)
olive leaf extract tablets
(46 votes since 12 Sep 03)
2% (1) 4% (2) 0% (0) 17% (8) 76% (35)
Abreva
(24 votes since 21 Oct 07)
0% (0) 8% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 92% (22)
Zylaprin Daily
(23 votes since 7 Oct 07)
4% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 4% (1) 91% (21)
Nicotine gum
(21 votes since 19 Dec 07)
5% (1) 5% (1) 0% (0) 5% (1) 86% (18)
Metronidazole ( anti allergic )
(21 votes since 13 Aug 07)
0% (0) 10% (2) 0% (0) 19% (4) 71% (15)
actimel
(22 votes since 14 Mar 08)
9% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 9% (2) 82% (18)
Proper dietary habits
(38 votes since 11 Mar 08)
45% (17) 3% (1) 0% (0) 13% (5) 39% (15)
Hypnotherapy
(18 votes since 5 Mar 08)
6% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 6% (1) 89% (16)
Bite Splint
(37 votes since 20 Mar 04)
14% (5) 3% (1) 0% (0) 11% (4) 73% (27)
dapsone
(40 votes since 9 Oct 03)
13% (5) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (3) 80% (32)
Yakult (first thing every day)
(50 votes since 6 Mar 04)
12% (6) 0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (6) 76% (38)
L-Glutamic Acid
(33 votes since 6 Mar 04)
3% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (4) 85% (28)
Spirulina powder mixed with apple juice
(24 votes since 13 Aug 07)
4% (1) 4% (1) 0% (0) 17% (4) 75% (18)
Erythromycin (penicillin alternative)
(31 votes since 20 Jan 05)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 16% (5) 77% (24)
Arm and Hammer Tooth Paste
(30 votes since 18 Oct 07)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 7% (2) 87% (26)
Lots of Spinach
(62 votes since 2 Dec 04)
23% (14) 2% (1) 0% (0) 13% (8) 63% (39)
Garam Masala
(30 votes since 5 Feb 05)
0% (0) 3% (1) 0% (0) 7% (2) 90% (27)
antihistamine 24 hrs
(42 votes since 9 Jul 05)
0% (0) 2% (1) 0% (0) 14% (6) 83% (35)
Ipsab Concentrate (Heritage Product)
(26 votes since 28 Aug 05)
0% (0) 12% (3) 0% (0) 8% (2) 81% (21)
Tamrind
(28 votes since 5 Feb 05)
0% (0) 7% (2) 0% (0) 11% (3) 82% (23)
clean gently white from ulcer - tbrush
(14 votes since 27 Nov 09)
0% (0) 29% (4) 0% (0) 0% (0) 71% (10)
MULTIGEN Iron Tablets
(12 votes since 22 Nov 09)
25% (3) 8% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 67% (8)
Melaleuca Vitality Pak
(29 votes since 27 Feb 05)
3% (1) 3% (1) 0% (0) 14% (4) 79% (23)
Apple Cider Vinegar (applied with Q-Tip)
(11 votes since 15 Jan 10)
0% (0) 18% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 82% (9)
sticking a tissue to affected area & dry
(13 votes since 25 Oct 10)
8% (1) 8% (1) 0% (0) 15% (2) 69% (9)
Rembrandt Canker Sore Toothpaste
(37 votes since 26 Sep 05)
35% (13) 0% (0) 0% (0) 14% (5) 51% (19)
Squigle Tooth Builder Toothpaste
(22 votes since 10 Jul 10)
68% (15) 0% (0) 0% (0) 14% (3) 18% (4)
manuka honey
(13 votes since 3 Mar 10)
8% (1) 23% (3) 0% (0) 8% (1) 62% (8)
DENTA-MED GEL
(10 votes since 29 Mar 10)
10% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 10% (1) 80% (8)
Omega-3 fatty acid
(13 votes since 7 Apr 10)
8% (1) 8% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 85% (11)
Lactinex
(26 votes since 3 May 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (2) 92% (24)
Evening Primrose Oil Capsules
(34 votes since 5 Jun 05)
6% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 21% (7) 74% (25)
Monuka honey
(19 votes since 29 Sep 09)
0% (0) 16% (3) 0% (0) 16% (3) 68% (13)
coconut oil
(14 votes since 27 Oct 10)
7% (1) 21% (3) 0% (0) 29% (4) 43% (6)
Scope Mouthwash
(17 votes since 26 Apr 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 100% (17)
Acid reducers (Tagamet, ranitidine etc)
(46 votes since 22 Apr 04)
9% (4) 7% (3) 0% (0) 20% (9) 65% (30)
dapsone
(12 votes since 30 Sep 09)
25% (3) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 67% (8)
Reduce stress
(162 votes since 9 Jul 06)
59% (95) 7% (12) 0% (0) 23% (37) 11% (18)
glutamine
(10 votes since 25 Jan 10)
0% (0) 0% (0) 0% (0) 10% (1) 90% (9)
vitamin c
(13 votes since 29 Oct 11)
31% (4) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 62% (8)
get more sleep/ think positive
(24 votes since 23 Jul 11)
58% (14) 4% (1) 0% (0) 17% (4) 21% (5)
Polyphenol Sulfonic Acid
(11 votes since 29 Mar 10)
0% (0) 18% (2) 0% (0) 0% (0) 82% (9)
Daktarin (oral Gel)
(29 votes since 12 Aug 05)
3% (1) 14% (4) 0% (0) 10% (3) 72% (21)
Sea Buckthorn oil on ulcer
(11 votes since 23 Sep 09)
0% (0) 9% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 91% (10)
Dermavate cream mixed with acortyl
(25 votes since 22 Jul 05)
0% (0) 4% (1) 0% (0) 4% (1) 92% (23)
Gluten Free Diet
(13 votes since 11 Nov 10)
38% (5) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 54% (7)
careful chewing
(43 votes since 19 Jul 09)
42% (18) 5% (2) 0% (0) 21% (9) 33% (14)
Eat more protein over sugar and starch
(45 votes since 28 Apr 06)
20% (9) 9% (4) 0% (0) 13% (6) 58% (26)
Honey mixed with Turmeric Powder
(17 votes since 22 Jun 09)
0% (0) 24% (4) 0% (0) 6% (1) 71% (12)
Fruit
(135 votes since 2 Jul 03)
19% (26) 6% (8) 1% (1) 11% (15) 63% (85)
Vitamin B12
(114 votes since 2 Dec 03)
35% (40) 10% (11) 1% (1) 12% (14) 42% (48)
iron
(112 votes since 17 Apr 03)
29% (33) 10% (11) 1% (1) 17% (19) 43% (48)
dont touch it, let it heal by itself.
(94 votes since 18 Jan 08)
3% (3) 19% (18) 1% (1) 14% (13) 63% (59)
Multivitamin
(90 votes since 22 Nov 04)
29% (26) 2% (2) 1% (1) 13% (12) 54% (49)
Acidophilus
(87 votes since 30 May 03)
18% (16) 9% (8) 1% (1) 17% (15) 54% (47)
Fresh Pineapple
(143 votes since 10 Jul 03)
4% (6) 6% (9) 1% (2) 8% (11) 80% (115)
Aciclovir
(64 votes since 29 Aug 03)
8% (5) 9% (6) 2% (1) 14% (9) 67% (43)
Eating Pani Puri (Food in India)
(121 votes since 5 Feb 08)
0% (0) 81% (98) 2% (2) 1% (1) 17% (20)
Folic Acid
(119 votes since 14 Feb 03)
26% (31) 5% (6) 2% (2) 19% (23) 48% (57)
Antibiotic
(59 votes since 31 Oct 06)
7% (4) 15% (9) 2% (1) 19% (11) 58% (34)
Praying
(173 votes since 28 Jan 05)
14% (25) 17% (29) 2% (3) 12% (21) 55% (95)
Regular exercise
(113 votes since 19 Nov 03)
25% (28) 2% (2) 2% (2) 13% (15) 58% (66)
Multibionta
(205 votes since 26 Sep 02)
39% (79) 1% (3) 2% (4) 18% (37) 40% (82)
Sauerkraut Juice
(51 votes since 11 Jul 03)
0% (0) 4% (2) 2% (1) 8% (4) 86% (44)
Savacol Antiseptic Mouth rinse
(49 votes since 12 Jul 03)
4% (2) 8% (4) 2% (1) 18% (9) 67% (33)
Good quality sleep
(138 votes since 30 May 06)
49% (67) 14% (19) 2% (3) 18% (25) 17% (24)
Aquafresh Extreme Tootpaste
(46 votes since 11 Mar 04)
2% (1) 0% (0) 2% (1) 11% (5) 85% (39)
Vit B and Folic Acid complex
(44 votes since 29 May 06)
36% (16) 9% (4) 2% (1) 5% (2) 48% (21)
Rembrant ToothP for Canker Sore Suffers
(44 votes since 4 Jun 04)
25% (11) 2% (1) 2% (1) 9% (4) 61% (27)
Squigle Enamel Saver Toothpaste
(434 votes since 26 Sep 02)
71% (309) 2% (8) 2% (10) 9% (38) 16% (69)
Longo Vital Multivitamin Supplement
(43 votes since 12 Sep 03)
9% (4) 0% (0) 2% (1) 12% (5) 77% (33)
Chewing tobacco
(42 votes since 22 Apr 04)
2% (1) 5% (2) 2% (1) 7% (3) 83% (35)
Merc Sol (homeopath)
(41 votes since 7 Jan 04)
2% (1) 5% (2) 2% (1) 10% (4) 80% (33)
Lysine
(327 votes since 11 Oct 02)
37% (122) 14% (45) 2% (8) 17% (55) 30% (97)
Zinc
(163 votes since 3 Jan 03)
26% (42) 12% (20) 2% (4) 20% (33) 39% (64)
Vinegar
(81 votes since 2 Mar 04)
1% (1) 14% (11) 2% (2) 15% (12) 68% (55)
Weleda Calendula toothpaste
(79 votes since 27 Nov 02)
8% (6) 3% (2) 3% (2) 14% (11) 73% (58)
Grants Toothpaste
(39 votes since 4 Feb 05)
26% (10) 0% (0) 3% (1) 8% (3) 64% (25)
effervescent vitaman B complex
(38 votes since 20 Dec 04)
21% (8) 5% (2) 3% (1) 16% (6) 55% (21)
hydrogen peroxide
(38 votes since 2 Feb 09)
3% (1) 32% (12) 3% (1) 26% (10) 37% (14)
Lemon juice
(76 votes since 10 Mar 04)
8% (6) 12% (9) 3% (2) 14% (11) 63% (48)
ELUDRIL MOUTH WASH
(38 votes since 30 Mar 04)
5% (2) 3% (1) 3% (1) 16% (6) 74% (28)
Vitamin B
(300 votes since 19 Nov 02)
37% (112) 13% (38) 3% (8) 17% (52) 30% (90)
ANGINOVAG buccal spray
(36 votes since 23 Nov 03)
0% (0) 8% (3) 3% (1) 8% (3) 81% (29)
Cleaning white layer off ulcer
(179 votes since 29 Apr 05)
2% (4) 18% (33) 3% (5) 12% (21) 65% (116)
Echinacea
(138 votes since 22 Mar 03)
28% (39) 7% (10) 3% (4) 22% (31) 39% (54)
Colloidal Silver
(64 votes since 13 Jun 03)
2% (1) 17% (11) 3% (2) 17% (11) 61% (39)
Baking powder
(31 votes since 9 Jan 08)
3% (1) 13% (4) 3% (1) 16% (5) 65% (20)
Siwak/Misiwak Arab/Muslim tooth-stick
(30 votes since 10 Mar 05)
3% (1) 3% (1) 3% (1) 7% (2) 83% (25)
Sensodyne SLS-free toothpaste
(320 votes since 26 Sep 02)
44% (142) 2% (7) 3% (11) 23% (72) 28% (88)
Carbosan Gel (Carbenoxolone Sodium)
(29 votes since 26 Mar 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 3% (1) 7% (2) 90% (26)
Burts Bees Lavender Mint Toothpaste
(57 votes since 12 Mar 03)
11% (6) 0% (0) 4% (2) 21% (12) 65% (37)
Biotene SLS-free toothpase
(112 votes since 20 Dec 02)
25% (28) 7% (8) 4% (4) 23% (26) 41% (46)
Natural Dentist SLS Free Toothpaste
(83 votes since 4 Mar 03)
27% (22) 2% (2) 4% (3) 27% (22) 41% (34)
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)
Vitamin C
(267 votes since 27 Nov 02)
27% (72) 9% (25) 4% (10) 15% (39) 45% (121)
Metronidazole (Flagyl) antibiotic
(105 votes since 23 Nov 02)
7% (7) 12% (13) 4% (4) 17% (18) 60% (63)
Aloe Vera juice
(209 votes since 20 Oct 02)
31% (64) 9% (19) 4% (8) 20% (42) 36% (76)
corsodyl (mouthwash)
(26 votes since 6 Apr 10)
12% (3) 4% (1) 4% (1) 27% (7) 54% (14)
Avamin Melts (methylcobalamin B12)
(26 votes since 14 Jan 08)
23% (6) 0% (0) 4% (1) 4% (1) 69% (18)
J A S O N Powersmile toothpaste
(77 votes since 9 Jan 03)
16% (12) 3% (2) 4% (3) 13% (10) 65% (50)
Lactinex
(50 votes since 25 Jun 03)
4% (2) 10% (5) 4% (2) 10% (5) 72% (36)
Toms of Maine Natural Toothpaste
(74 votes since 12 Mar 03)
12% (9) 1% (1) 4% (3) 15% (11) 68% (50)
Scraping the tongue clean
(74 votes since 18 Nov 04)
16% (12) 4% (3) 4% (3) 22% (16) 54% (40)
Oral B Alcohol Free-mouthwash
(74 votes since 6 Jul 03)
8% (6) 3% (2) 4% (3) 24% (18) 61% (45)
Use of ELECTRIC toothbrush
(144 votes since 2 May 03)
12% (17) 4% (6) 4% (6) 19% (28) 60% (87)
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)
Pyralvex
(92 votes since 17 Mar 03)
7% (6) 32% (29) 4% (4) 17% (16) 40% (37)
Auromere ToothPaste - Licorice Flav.
(23 votes since 17 Dec 05)
4% (1) 4% (1) 4% (1) 9% (2) 78% (18)
Florsalmin
(23 votes since 6 Nov 07)
9% (2) 4% (1) 4% (1) 4% (1) 78% (18)
Reduce vinegar intake
(45 votes since 3 Sep 05)
16% (7) 7% (3) 4% (2) 20% (9) 53% (24)
Vegemite / marmite
(133 votes since 16 Jun 03)
5% (6) 13% (17) 5% (6) 17% (22) 62% (82)
Liquid Chlorophyl mixed into water
(44 votes since 7 Sep 03)
5% (2) 5% (2) 5% (2) 9% (4) 77% (34)
bread crust over the ulcer (to keep dry)
(22 votes since 24 May 09)
0% (0) 14% (3) 5% (1) 5% (1) 77% (17)
Colchicine
(44 votes since 5 Oct 04)
7% (3) 9% (4) 5% (2) 14% (6) 66% (29)
Oral-B Zendium Toothpaste
(196 votes since 26 Sep 02)
39% (76) 2% (4) 5% (9) 15% (30) 39% (77)
Garlic oil / supplements
(64 votes since 7 Jan 04)
14% (9) 9% (6) 5% (3) 11% (7) 61% (39)
Golden Seal
(63 votes since 5 Mar 03)
6% (4) 5% (3) 5% (3) 16% (10) 68% (43)
Smoking
(103 votes since 14 Mar 05)
15% (15) 4% (4) 5% (5) 5% (5) 72% (74)
Alcohol (abstain completely)
(41 votes since 1 Jun 09)
12% (5) 5% (2) 5% (2) 7% (3) 71% (29)
GLY-OXIDE
(61 votes since 12 Aug 03)
8% (5) 10% (6) 5% (3) 20% (12) 57% (35)
Aerobic Oxygen in a bottle
(40 votes since 6 Jan 04)
5% (2) 8% (3) 5% (2) 10% (4) 73% (29)
Aphthasol
(78 votes since 9 Jan 03)
5% (4) 12% (9) 5% (4) 22% (17) 56% (44)
peridex antigingivital oral rinse (CDN)
(39 votes since 3 Feb 04)
0% (0) 8% (3) 5% (2) 18% (7) 69% (27)
Clove of Garlic (use it like Bonjela)
(19 votes since 10 Jul 09)
5% (1) 21% (4) 5% (1) 5% (1) 63% (12)
Iglu
(19 votes since 7 Feb 10)
0% (0) 16% (3) 5% (1) 16% (3) 63% (12)
Vitamin A intake
(19 votes since 29 Jul 09)
5% (1) 0% (0) 5% (1) 26% (5) 63% (12)
liqourice root - chewed
(55 votes since 14 Jul 03)
5% (3) 2% (1) 5% (3) 20% (11) 67% (37)
alka seltzer rinse with
(36 votes since 1 May 04)
3% (1) 8% (3) 6% (2) 8% (3) 75% (27)
steroids
(54 votes since 24 Aug 06)
6% (3) 44% (24) 6% (3) 9% (5) 35% (19)
Yotuel Pharma Toothpaste
(18 votes since 31 Mar 08)
6% (1) 0% (0) 6% (1) 6% (1) 83% (15)
Liquid Vit-E applied directly to sore
(18 votes since 23 Jun 08)
0% (0) 28% (5) 6% (1) 0% (0) 67% (12)
brushing teeth after every meal
(89 votes since 17 Aug 06)
26% (23) 8% (7) 6% (5) 21% (19) 39% (35)
Phylorinol
(53 votes since 13 Mar 03)
4% (2) 4% (2) 6% (3) 19% (10) 68% (36)
Tee Tree Toothpaste
(70 votes since 21 Apr 03)
17% (12) 6% (4) 6% (4) 10% (7) 61% (43)
Prednisolone
(122 votes since 5 Jan 03)
6% (7) 20% (24) 6% (7) 21% (26) 48% (58)
Sage tea
(52 votes since 14 Jul 03)
4% (2) 6% (3) 6% (3) 12% (6) 73% (38)
Careful brushing
(69 votes since 8 May 08)
33% (23) 6% (4) 6% (4) 17% (12) 38% (26)
Fishermans Friends
(17 votes since 15 Nov 09)
12% (2) 0% (0) 6% (1) 6% (1) 76% (13)
Elimating Acidic foods
(17 votes since 25 May 11)
47% (8) 0% (0) 6% (1) 18% (3) 29% (5)
Tacrolomosis ointment
(33 votes since 5 Mar 04)
0% (0) 0% (0) 6% (2) 9% (3) 85% (28)
ORA 5
(66 votes since 13 Mar 03)
11% (7) 11% (7) 6% (4) 17% (11) 56% (37)
Tiger Balm
(33 votes since 13 Feb 08)
0% (0) 3% (1) 6% (2) 0% (0) 91% (30)
Corlan pellets
(98 votes since 21 Jan 03)
3% (3) 15% (15) 6% (6) 18% (18) 57% (56)
Buttermilk
(49 votes since 28 Nov 03)
2% (1) 10% (5) 6% (3) 10% (5) 71% (35)
letting the ulcer dry out
(64 votes since 29 Jan 06)
2% (1) 16% (10) 6% (4) 20% (13) 56% (36)
a guava fruit every day prevents ulcers
(16 votes since 6 Sep 08)
6% (1) 6% (1) 6% (1) 6% (1) 75% (12)
Sarakan SLS-free toothpaste
(79 votes since 2 Jan 03)
18% (14) 1% (1) 6% (5) 20% (16) 54% (43)
Corsodyl mouthwash
(47 votes since 21 Jun 09)
9% (4) 15% (7) 6% (3) 26% (12) 45% (21)
Filtered Cofee
(60 votes since 5 Feb 05)
2% (1) 0% (0) 7% (4) 8% (5) 83% (50)
CARMEX ointment for cold sores
(45 votes since 23 Apr 05)
2% (1) 9% (4) 7% (3) 9% (4) 73% (33)
Colgate Total
(30 votes since 4 Mar 09)
3% (1) 0% (0) 7% (2) 10% (3) 80% (24)
Kamistad-Gel
(30 votes since 18 Nov 04)
0% (0) 7% (2) 7% (2) 10% (3) 77% (23)
corsydol mouthwash
(29 votes since 12 Aug 09)
3% (1) 14% (4) 7% (2) 17% (5) 59% (17)
Canker Care
(29 votes since 24 Oct 07)
3% (1) 10% (3) 7% (2) 7% (2) 72% (21)
Iodine Tincture
(70 votes since 11 Mar 03)
1% (1) 9% (6) 7% (5) 20% (14) 63% (44)
Baking Soda
(14 votes since 10 Nov 10)
0% (0) 36% (5) 7% (1) 7% (1) 50% (7)
EAT PEPPERMINT
(14 votes since 23 Apr 11)
7% (1) 0% (0) 7% (1) 14% (2) 71% (10)
Gargle Mylanta
(41 votes since 10 Oct 03)
0% (0) 2% (1) 7% (3) 10% (4) 80% (33)
Biotene Mouthwash
(41 votes since 11 Aug 06)
20% (8) 12% (5) 7% (3) 17% (7) 44% (18)
red tea
(27 votes since 18 Oct 07)
4% (1) 0% (0) 7% (2) 11% (3) 78% (21)
Cankermelts GX discs
(40 votes since 9 Feb 05)
0% (0) 8% (3) 8% (3) 20% (8) 65% (26)
tyrozets (lozenges dissolve on ulcer)
(13 votes since 1 Dec 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)
Vince Mouthwash
(52 votes since 25 Apr 03)
2% (1) 6% (3) 8% (4) 13% (7) 71% (37)
Nature's Dentist Mouth Wash
(13 votes since 13 Jul 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1) 8% (1) 85% (11)
Propolis
(88 votes since 18 Feb 03)
9% (8) 13% (11) 8% (7) 19% (17) 51% (45)
Swishing with Regular Pepto Bismol
(25 votes since 18 Sep 07)
0% (0) 8% (2) 8% (2) 12% (3) 72% (18)
Bicarbonate of soda
(212 votes since 10 Dec 02)
6% (13) 21% (45) 8% (17) 22% (46) 43% (91)
Amosan / Bocasan antiseptic rinse
(147 votes since 12 Nov 02)
7% (10) 9% (13) 8% (12) 27% (40) 49% (72)
debactrol
(12 votes since 1 Apr 10)
0% (0) 25% (3) 8% (1) 0% (0) 67% (8)
PenicillinV
(59 votes since 20 Jul 03)
7% (4) 7% (4) 8% (5) 15% (9) 63% (37)
Tetracycline
(47 votes since 30 Oct 03)
0% (0) 15% (7) 9% (4) 13% (6) 64% (30)
Alum
(94 votes since 28 Dec 02)
4% (4) 11% (10) 9% (8) 16% (15) 61% (57)
Arnica
(93 votes since 27 Nov 02)
2% (2) 8% (7) 9% (8) 20% (19) 61% (57)
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)
Massaging
(46 votes since 14 Aug 06)
4% (2) 0% (0) 9% (4) 13% (6) 74% (34)
Chewing gum
(101 votes since 9 Aug 04)
3% (3) 1% (1) 9% (9) 12% (12) 75% (76)
Myrrh Tincture
(213 votes since 26 Sep 02)
31% (65) 8% (17) 9% (19) 15% (33) 37% (79)
Dexamethasone
(56 votes since 4 May 03)
0% (0) 16% (9) 9% (5) 13% (7) 63% (35)
Tums/Rolaids - allow to melt on ulcer
(56 votes since 5 Aug 03)
2% (1) 2% (1) 9% (5) 23% (13) 64% (36)
Gentian Violet
(33 votes since 12 Jun 05)
6% (2) 15% (5) 9% (3) 9% (3) 61% (20)
mango/mango juice
(11 votes since 31 Aug 10)
0% (0) 9% (1) 9% (1) 0% (0) 82% (9)
Augmentin Tablets co-amoxiclav
(33 votes since 4 Aug 06)
0% (0) 6% (2) 9% (3) 12% (4) 73% (24)
glycerene
(11 votes since 16 Apr 10)
0% (0) 18% (2) 9% (1) 18% (2) 55% (6)
Honey
(117 votes since 7 Jan 04)
7% (8) 18% (21) 9% (11) 17% (20) 49% (57)
Weleda Medicinal Gargle
(53 votes since 25 Apr 03)
4% (2) 9% (5) 9% (5) 9% (5) 68% (36)
put salt on the ulcer
(52 votes since 22 Sep 09)
0% (0) 25% (13) 10% (5) 27% (14) 38% (20)
Keeping Hydrated (Drinking Water)
(237 votes since 25 Mar 03)
22% (52) 13% (30) 10% (23) 29% (69) 27% (63)
PerioGard Oral Rinse
(41 votes since 12 Nov 03)
0% (0) 7% (3) 10% (4) 10% (4) 73% (30)
Natural B - nutrilite
(10 votes since 16 Jan 10)
10% (1) 10% (1) 10% (1) 0% (0) 70% (7)
Hydrogen peroxide rinse
(266 votes since 30 Dec 03)
7% (19) 21% (56) 10% (27) 24% (64) 38% (100)
salt warm water is the best solution.
(38 votes since 19 May 10)
5% (2) 34% (13) 11% (4) 32% (12) 18% (7)
Natural yoghurt
(301 votes since 25 Nov 02)
11% (32) 13% (39) 11% (32) 23% (69) 43% (129)
Oralmedic
(28 votes since 12 Sep 09)
4% (1) 43% (12) 11% (3) 0% (0) 43% (12)
Benzoin Compound (tincture USP)
(65 votes since 24 Feb 03)
5% (3) 2% (1) 11% (7) 23% (15) 60% (39)
Zilacton
(174 votes since 12 Oct 02)
34% (60) 5% (8) 11% (19) 17% (29) 33% (58)
Liquorice (good quality)
(18 votes since 2 Sep 09)
0% (0) 17% (3) 11% (2) 0% (0) 72% (13)
Aniseed sweets
(90 votes since 20 Jan 03)
6% (5) 2% (2) 11% (10) 16% (14) 66% (59)
vegemite
(18 votes since 21 Dec 08)
6% (1) 6% (1) 11% (2) 11% (2) 67% (12)
Orajel Canker Sore Mouth Wash
(18 votes since 22 Oct 09)
0% (0) 17% (3) 11% (2) 11% (2) 61% (11)
Melon Frost (Chinese medicine)
(80 votes since 10 Feb 03)
1% (1) 15% (12) 11% (9) 15% (12) 58% (46)
Pansoral mouth gel
(33 votes since 1 Oct 04)
0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (4) 15% (5) 73% (24)
Canker Cover
(49 votes since 22 Nov 06)
2% (1) 33% (16) 12% (6) 18% (9) 35% (17)
Dequaspray (local anesthecic for mouths)
(16 votes since 2 May 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 13% (2) 13% (2) 75% (12)
Adcortyl / Kenalog / Kenacort / Triamcinolone
(736 votes since 24 Sep 02)
10% (75) 43% (314) 13% (92) 20% (145) 15% (110)
Cepacaine mouthwash
(79 votes since 3 Jan 03)
8% (6) 5% (4) 13% (10) 20% (16) 54% (43)
Spirit of Camphor
(23 votes since 28 Aug 07)
0% (0) 0% (0) 13% (3) 9% (2) 78% (18)
Rubbing Alcohol applied with QTip
(76 votes since 27 Aug 03)
0% (0) 5% (4) 13% (10) 20% (15) 62% (47)
Coconut oil
(15 votes since 1 Aug 10)
13% (2) 13% (2) 13% (2) 27% (4) 33% (5)
Benadryl Dye Free Liquid without Maalox
(127 votes since 23 Nov 02)
2% (3) 8% (10) 13% (17) 20% (25) 57% (72)
Gengigel Gel/Rinse
(97 votes since 4 Mar 03)
5% (5) 29% (28) 13% (13) 14% (14) 38% (37)
Chlorhexidine di-gluconate gel
(104 votes since 4 Dec 02)
10% (10) 12% (12) 13% (14) 21% (22) 44% (46)
Camomile tea
(103 votes since 7 May 03)
2% (2) 3% (3) 14% (14) 21% (22) 60% (62)
Tea bag
(99 votes since 9 Jan 04)
1% (1) 13% (13) 14% (14) 14% (14) 58% (57)
Punchin’ the pillow
(205 votes since 28 Jan 03)
3% (7) 1% (2) 14% (29) 38% (77) 44% (90)
Smyle Mouth Ulcer Gel
(21 votes since 14 Apr 08)
0% (0) 5% (1) 14% (3) 10% (2) 71% (15)
Oraldene mouthwash
(270 votes since 1 Nov 02)
10% (26) 16% (43) 14% (39) 26% (71) 34% (91)
Liquid Benadryl
(33 votes since 16 Feb 07)
0% (0) 9% (3) 15% (5) 18% (6) 58% (19)
CAMPHO-PHENIQUE
(39 votes since 19 Apr 05)
3% (1) 10% (4) 15% (6) 3% (1) 69% (27)
Aloclair
(152 votes since 25 Mar 03)
1% (2) 14% (22) 16% (24) 19% (29) 49% (75)
Chlorhexidine di-gluconate mouth rinse
(272 votes since 23 Nov 02)
11% (31) 24% (64) 16% (43) 22% (61) 27% (73)
iglu
(44 votes since 9 Oct 08)
2% (1) 14% (6) 16% (7) 14% (6) 55% (24)
Seda-gel
(69 votes since 25 Jan 03)
1% (1) 4% (3) 16% (11) 17% (12) 61% (42)
Debacterol, Oralmedic, HybenX
(135 votes since 4 Dec 02)
7% (9) 25% (34) 16% (22) 13% (17) 39% (53)
Salt or saline solution
(1285 votes since 26 Sep 02)
7% (92) 36% (465) 16% (211) 24% (309) 16% (208)
Calpol
(24 votes since 6 Jun 08)
0% (0) 0% (0) 17% (4) 8% (2) 75% (18)
Reduce acidic food intake
(84 votes since 23 Apr 05)
21% (18) 7% (6) 17% (14) 24% (20) 31% (26)
Vegemite
(12 votes since 25 Jan 10)
8% (1) 8% (1) 17% (2) 0% (0) 67% (8)
Milk of Magnesia
(112 votes since 9 Dec 02)
4% (5) 6% (7) 17% (19) 16% (18) 56% (63)
Bonjela Once
(47 votes since 20 May 09)
2% (1) 26% (12) 17% (8) 15% (7) 40% (19)
Iglu Gel
(35 votes since 19 Jan 09)
3% (1) 9% (3) 17% (6) 14% (5) 57% (20)
Cow’s milk
(192 votes since 11 Dec 02)
3% (6) 3% (5) 17% (33) 16% (30) 61% (118)
throat lozenges
(29 votes since 15 Nov 08)
0% (0) 0% (0) 17% (5) 17% (5) 66% (19)
Listerine mouthwash
(376 votes since 25 Nov 02)
13% (48) 10% (36) 17% (65) 25% (95) 35% (132)
Soothagel
(34 votes since 27 Feb 07)
0% (0) 6% (2) 18% (6) 12% (4) 65% (22)
Tea Tree Oil
(158 votes since 9 Dec 02)
3% (5) 20% (31) 18% (28) 21% (33) 39% (61)
CANK + A
(101 votes since 30 Nov 02)
4% (4) 4% (4) 18% (18) 20% (20) 54% (55)
Medijel
(33 votes since 8 Nov 05)
0% (0) 0% (0) 18% (6) 18% (6) 64% (21)
Rinstead Adult Gel
(387 votes since 25 Sep 02)
17% (66) 5% (21) 19% (72) 27% (103) 32% (125)
DRY GIN instant relief, gargle over ulc
(16 votes since 17 Oct 09)
6% (1) 0% (0) 19% (3) 0% (0) 75% (12)
Bonjela once ( new )
(26 votes since 28 Jan 10)
8% (2) 27% (7) 19% (5) 27% (7) 19% (5)
SM33
(114 votes since 27 Nov 02)
4% (4) 10% (11) 19% (22) 15% (17) 53% (60)
Phenol (1.4%)
(31 votes since 7 Jul 05)
0% (0) 3% (1) 19% (6) 3% (1) 74% (23)
Oralmedic
(31 votes since 18 Mar 09)
0% (0) 39% (12) 19% (6) 6% (2) 35% (11)
Baby Oragel
(86 votes since 9 Apr 03)
5% (4) 5% (4) 20% (17) 24% (21) 47% (40)
Brandy
(55 votes since 3 Dec 04)
2% (1) 13% (7) 20% (11) 13% (7) 53% (29)
Tetracyclin dissolved in water
(10 votes since 31 Aug 10)
0% (0) 30% (3) 20% (2) 0% (0) 50% (5)
Frador
(248 votes since 26 Sep 02)
25% (61) 10% (25) 21% (51) 15% (37) 30% (74)
Difflam Gel
(48 votes since 19 Jul 04)
4% (2) 10% (5) 21% (10) 17% (8) 48% (23)
Cherry Maalox and Benadryl
(114 votes since 13 Nov 02)
4% (4) 6% (7) 21% (24) 19% (22) 50% (57)
Tea Tree oil
(14 votes since 15 Jun 10)
0% (0) 14% (2) 21% (3) 29% (4) 36% (5)
Vicks Ultra Chloraseptic
(295 votes since 26 Sep 02)
22% (64) 3% (8) 22% (66) 20% (60) 33% (97)
TCP
(299 votes since 25 Nov 02)
5% (14) 17% (51) 23% (69) 24% (71) 31% (94)
drinking hot tea
(84 votes since 14 Oct 07)
2% (2) 0% (0) 24% (20) 26% (22) 48% (40)
Calpol
(45 votes since 28 Jan 05)
2% (1) 4% (2) 24% (11) 9% (4) 60% (27)
Ulcerease
(81 votes since 1 Apr 03)
1% (1) 10% (8) 25% (20) 21% (17) 43% (35)
Iglu Gel
(12 votes since 30 Jun 10)
0% (0) 17% (2) 25% (3) 25% (3) 33% (4)
Scotch (alcohol)
(102 votes since 9 Oct 03)
2% (2) 7% (7) 25% (26) 15% (15) 51% (52)
Cepacol (anesthetic sore throat spray)
(39 votes since 1 May 05)
0% (0) 5% (2) 26% (10) 10% (4) 59% (23)
bonjela once
(23 votes since 18 Nov 09)
4% (1) 22% (5) 26% (6) 22% (5) 26% (6)
Listerine mouthwash
(23 votes since 20 Jun 10)
0% (0) 13% (3) 26% (6) 30% (7) 30% (7)
Magic Mouthwash
(65 votes since 16 Oct 03)
3% (2) 11% (7) 26% (17) 15% (10) 45% (29)
Boots Sore Throat Spray (Lidocaine H..)
(34 votes since 1 Feb 07)
0% (0) 0% (0) 26% (9) 6% (2) 68% (23)
fizzy cola to sooth mouth ulcers
(15 votes since 31 May 11)
7% (1) 0% (0) 27% (4) 0% (0) 67% (10)
Strepsils Plus Throat Spray
(15 votes since 13 Nov 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 27% (4) 13% (2) 60% (9)
Clove Oil
(95 votes since 13 Sep 03)
1% (1) 1% (1) 27% (26) 17% (16) 54% (51)
kanka
(36 votes since 20 Aug 07)
0% (0) 3% (1) 28% (10) 14% (5) 56% (20)
Lignocaine
(31 votes since 2 Mar 07)
3% (1) 0% (0) 29% (9) 6% (2) 61% (19)
SM-33 direct onto ulcer
(41 votes since 26 Oct 05)
5% (2) 7% (3) 29% (12) 5% (2) 54% (22)
Eludril - Oral spray (Pain relief)
(58 votes since 29 Apr 03)
5% (3) 2% (1) 29% (17) 10% (6) 53% (31)
Boots mouth ulcer treatment - excellent
(10 votes since 7 May 11)
0% (0) 10% (1) 30% (3) 10% (1) 50% (5)
Difflam Oralrinse
(109 votes since 15 Apr 03)
3% (3) 7% (8) 30% (33) 21% (23) 39% (42)
Vodka (or any clean spirit)
(217 votes since 14 Apr 03)
4% (9) 7% (16) 31% (68) 18% (39) 39% (85)
Boots Mouth Ulcer treatment
(33 votes since 5 May 08)
0% (0) 6% (2) 33% (11) 9% (3) 52% (17)
Bonjela
(965 votes since 26 Sep 02)
7% (63) 4% (42) 36% (347) 23% (224) 30% (289)
Oragel for Canker Sores
(97 votes since 6 Aug 03)
0% (0) 5% (5) 36% (35) 24% (23) 35% (34)
Warmth - tea or any warm drink
(86 votes since 28 Oct 07)
0% (0) 1% (1) 38% (33) 29% (25) 31% (27)
Soluble Aspirin
(382 votes since 26 Sep 02)
16% (61) 7% (25) 40% (151) 15% (56) 23% (89)
Difflam Spray
(105 votes since 10 May 03)
1% (1) 10% (10) 40% (42) 13% (14) 36% (38)
Xylocaine Viscous
(10 votes since 29 Jun 10)
0% (0) 0% (0) 40% (4) 20% (2) 40% (4)
vicodin
(47 votes since 31 Jan 05)
0% (0) 2% (1) 40% (19) 11% (5) 47% (22)
Anbesol Adult Strength Gel
(541 votes since 25 Sep 02)
13% (70) 3% (18) 42% (229) 21% (113) 21% (111)
Benzocaine Gel
(115 votes since 12 Mar 03)
3% (3) 3% (4) 43% (49) 20% (23) 31% (36)
Paracetamol
(482 votes since 26 Sep 02)
12% (60) 2% (10) 43% (208) 19% (91) 23% (113)
Ice held on the ucler for a few minutes
(233 votes since 19 Mar 03)
1% (2) 5% (12) 45% (106) 22% (52) 26% (61)
Ice-Cream
(150 votes since 23 Mar 04)
1% (2) 2% (3) 46% (69) 18% (27) 33% (49)
Lidocaine H
(85 votes since 9 Jul 03)
0% (0) 2% (2) 49% (42) 15% (13) 33% (28)
Lidocaine Viscous 2% gel
(70 votes since 10 Nov 03)
0% (0) 4% (3) 51% (36) 10% (7) 34% (24)
Mix Ibuprofen and Paracetemol
(25 votes since 17 Nov 09)
0% (0) 0% (0) 52% (13) 12% (3) 36% (9)
Anbesol Liquid
(299 votes since 14 Nov 02)
1% (4) 6% (19) 53% (159) 18% (55) 21% (62)
Suck an ice cube
(14 votes since 23 Oct 12)
0% (0) 14% (2) 57% (8) 14% (2) 14% (2)
Codeine
(129 votes since 3 May 03)
0% (0) 4% (5) 57% (74) 9% (12) 29% (38)
Ibuprofen
(379 votes since 4 Feb 03)
1% (2) 2% (9) 58% (220) 19% (72) 20% (76)
Salt water And TCP in hot water
(70 votes since 26 Jun 09)
1% (1) 6% (4) 69% (48) 3% (2) 21% (15)
Isycalm
(12 votes since 2 Aug 11)
0% (0) 0% (0) 75% (9) 0% (0) 25% (3)