Consider this scenario

A can help B. However, A is limited by Z, yet he can help B by ...

Sorry if the example is very abstract. But I guess you got my meaning.

Can however and yet be used in one sentence? "However" wants to bring an exception to the previous sentence, while "Yet" tries to say that this exception is not so rigid.

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You are right that both 'however' and 'yet' are somewhat redundant - but the real cause is you are repeating 'A[he] can help B'. Fix that and the other problem disappears, e.g.

A is limited by Z, but can help B by ...

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