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I have chronic subcutaneous cysts under both breasts each time cyst comes and pops a yeast infection follows any suggestions? Have had surgery in past

Powder. Try an anti-fungal powder under the breasts to try and prevent recurrent fungal infections. It's also important to keep the area dry and avoid skin on skin if possible (use cotton or wicking fabric between breast and chest wall) Read more...
Maybe 2 problems. Sounds like 2 separate but maybe related issues. your description of "cysts" sound more like abscesses. They should always be treated (drained) promptly. Yeast infection, especially under the breast are simple moisture problems. Keep it dry. Gauze dressing for drainage, powder for perspiration. when that fails, treat when you need to. . Read more...
Diabetes? Whenever my patients have recurrent yeast infections anywhere I worry they may have diabetes that's not diagnosed or diabetes that's not under control. Please get checked. Read more...

I was prescribed Cephalexin for a cyst- 3 a day for 7 days. On day 3, I have developed a yeast infection. Can I ask for diflucan (fluconazole)?

Yes. Sure, no problem. Fluconazole (Diflucan) and cephalexin (Keflex) won't interfere with each other. However, you should first check with the doctor who prescribed the cephalexin and see if s/he would like to check for sure whether you have a yeast infection and/or approve the treatment. Read more...

I tend to get yeast infections a lot also cysts a lot in the vagina area... Every time I go to the doc say looks fine. What else could be going on?

Referral. If you are confident that what you experiencing is a problem ask for a referral to a gynecologist. You need further evaluation and testing. Read more...
See below. check for diabetes low carb diet i treat patients with a mix of lotrisone and neosporin used topically after shower each day on area that develops cystic acne in the perivulvar and perineal areas. as to yeast, use probiotics and treat with diflucan (fluconazole) periodically to reduce infection. wear cotton undies. Read more...