How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Kala Your Own Question
Dr. Kala
Dr. Kala, OB/GYN (Doctor)
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 4463
Experience:  Caring US educated & trained physician, 26 years of experience in OBGYN & women's health care.
Type Your OB GYN Question Here...
Dr. Kala is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

CanC Can high blood sugar cause boil in genital area

This answer was rated:


Can high blood sugar cause boil in genital area?

Women with poor sugar control are more susceptible to vaginal infections, boils, and discharges. So yes high blood sugar can contribute to a boil in this area. Putting a warm compress may help bring it to a head and open. Depending on the size and location you may need to get it lanced (or cut) to reduce it's size, and may need to take antibiotics.

Hope this helps.
Dr. Kala and other OB GYN Specialists are ready to help you