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I always have one LOOSE bowel movement once a week,

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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.
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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.
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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