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Can recurring vaginal yeast infections cause you to develop lupus over years or can the infections be a sign you had lupus all along?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: No

Yeast infection is not related to the development of autoimmune disease including lupus.

In brief: No

Yeast infection is not related to the development of autoimmune disease including lupus.
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Probably not

Lupus does reduce resistance to infections, but vaginal infections are usually not related.

In brief: Probably not

Lupus does reduce resistance to infections, but vaginal infections are usually not related.
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