Hi I'm a 17 year old female, I've been having

Patient : Hi. I'm a 17 year old female, I've been having intestinal issues for about 3 weeks. Recently I've been having a considerable amount of blood when I use the restroom, so I generally ruled out hemorrhoids due to the amount of blood and the lack of pain/discomfort around the rectal area. I'm suspecting that I have ulcerative coloritis, since the symptoms are there, however they're quite mild. Moreso, I've been in and out of doctors offices for the past 3-6 months due to chronic tonsillitis and a tonsilladenoidectomy, so my mother is hesitant to get me into the doctors office for something she believes could be nothing. However I really feel like something is wrong and wanted to talk to someone who would at least consider my thoughts, and talk about it more to either confirm or put me at ease.
Images: 
Hi I'm a 17 year old female...-1
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: My wife had an MRI of her brain today. It indicated chronic small vessel ischemic changes. What can she do moving for...

Q: Hi I just had a benign tubulovillous adenoma (over 1 cm ) in my rectum removed.It was recommended that I get another ...

Q: Hi, I am a woman of 60 and I suffer from Ringworm of the scalp caused by Microsporum Canis. I live in the country wh...

Q: I have seen two general practitioners asking them about ED which I have noticed since about 8 months ago.38 yr old ma...

Q: I’m a 57 y/o reasonable fit female who has Bradyarrhythmia (heartbeat less than 40bpm. Should I be exercising?

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews