I have searched high and low for info today with no luck. From what I gather, Plaquenil has antimicrobial properties so if that is the case, it really could kill the good bugs but there is no written evidence of that on all the reading I have done on the internet. Lori, I have just been diagnosed during the week with an Oral Thrush Infection, I have been having Dry mouth problems since about March. I did have a really bad thrush Infection when I was pregnant (100 yrs ago Is it the Plaquenil or the fact that you are on immune suppressant drugs? Plaquenil and hyperpigmentation How long to take plaquenil for ra Is Plaquenil helpful for Yeast Infection? can Plaquenil cause Yeast Infection? Plaquenil is mentioned in 113 posts about Yeast Infection. In this article I will cover the three main causes of vaginal inflammation, something I have seen people get wrong all the time. There is also a lot of bogus information on the topic on other blogs. I hope this article will answer all your questions; vaginal inflammation causes, symptoms & treatment. What is vaginal inflammation I have chronic infections but I can't say Plaquenil is the cause of them because I had some of them for many years before I was prescribed Plaquenil. However, my primary care physician had me stop taking Plaquenil for a period of time recently in an effort to help my body fight a severe shingles infection so Plaquenil has sufficient immune. I also get sinus infections and strep skin infections all from the same thing. I get repeated yeast infections from the fact that these drugs are immune suppressant. Can plaquenil cause yeast infections Yeast infections and lupus -, Main Causes Of Vaginal Inflammation - by Eric. Plaquenil e depressioneHydroxychloroquine for lupus epocrates A yeast infection can cause a yeast-like smell and a thick, white discharge, as well as itching, soreness, and burning during urination and intercourse. It occurs when yeast, which are normally present in the vagina, overgrow. Vaginal Odor Causes and Treatment Berkeley Wellness. Stopped Plaquenil due to recurrent infections - Inspire. Can hydroxychloroquine cause vaginal burning & itching?. Hi Living5oul, There is a section in my one book about lupus causing vaginal dryness and yeast infection like problems. The whole section is devoted to comfortable sexualty in spite of lupus so I would think you are not the only one to have this problem. Sinus infections can be the result of multiple conditions. They are also either bacterial or viral and can even develop from a common cold. However, if you are suffering from lupus, sinus infection risks for Lupus and SLE are exponentially higher. It is important that you take precautions from developing these infections or any other infection. A 50-year-old male was prescribed with hydroxychloroquine HCQ after osteoarthritis was diagnosed. He had an old nail infection of Aspergillus niger. A remarkable improvement of the symptoms of fungal nail infection was seen after about four weeks of treatment with HCQ.