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I have diabetes and therefor I have recurring yeast infections, can that cause a bartholin gland cyst abscess?

Sorta. You're diabetes puts you at risk of infection of the skin in general and certainly recurrent yeast infections may lead to inflammation around the gland opening leading to cyst formation, but it may also be related to sexual activity or a bacterial infection issue. Read more...

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 have a sebaceous cyst on my arm pit that has a yeast infection. Is there any way to get rid of the yeast infection?

Anti-fungal medication. You should see your doctor to verify that this is the source of the infection. Bacteria is a more common cause of super infection of a sebaceous cyst. Read more...
Yeast in your armpit. Is not a common area for infection unless you have predisposing problems such as hidradenitis suppurtiva. But if its a superficial infection, most over the counter antifungals will work for you. If its more refractory, you will have to see your local physician for further treatment. Read more...