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 Basu Your Own Question
Dr Basu
Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 29047
Experience:  MD
23744323
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr Basu is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I always have one LOOSE bowel movement once a week,

Customer Question

i always have one LOOSE bowel movement once a week
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: recently, i saw blood in my tissue. but my past 2 bowel movements, there was none
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: good actually. no fever and i can even exercise and do normal stuff
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: maybe acid reflux in the past other than that im complete healthy
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Painless blood in the tissue can be due to the internal hemorrhoid. They are not visible but can cause occasional bleeding. Not usually concerning. Once a week loose bowel movement can be due to the food intolerance. Lactose or gluten sensitivity or any other food item can cause this. Please try to maintain a food diary to better pinpoint the food responsible.
Best wishes,
It was my pleasure to help you today.
If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star on top).
Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!
This is the link to my profile:
http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
ok thank you. the once a week bowel movement have been going on for 7 months now. I don't consider it diarrhea because i only experience it once and i don't go to the restroom after having one loose bowel movement.
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 months ago.

That is likely not serious. Infection is not likely. And this is likely either stress or food related issue.
Best wishes