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Winchester, VA
A 39-year-old female asked:

I've had pain in my lower abdomen on and off. now i have a large boil w nausea, headaches and tired feeling. are these related? should i be concerned?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Abdominal pain: Yes a boil can cause pain, nausea, a tired feeling because of the infection present.
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not sure: Not sure if they are related - where is the boil located? If you have a large boil that is red, hot, tender and you have nausea with it then I would see your doctor - the infection likely needs to be drained for it to get better.

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