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Beets turn stool red

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Not likely: Beat juice can turn your urine read if you drink enough of it can also cause you're stool to be red.Hey Dr can run tests on your school to see if it's... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: That can certainly happen. Take care.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Yes. So can bleeding: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), & worsened by... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: If you havent eating beets or other dark red foods in a week and your stools are still red then have your md check for blood.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Beets: It is common for many foods to change stool color. Beets can definitely make stool appear red.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
VARIES: It varies on the transit time but with very little intake likely 2 no more then 3.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Selma Holden
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: Beets do change your stool's color to a pinkish red. It can take a couple of days for it to happen. If it looks like blood, or doesn't resolve withi... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
Gastroenterology 51 years experience
Yes: Beets can cause the water around the stool to be reddish in color. And the same for the urine. Usually it has a bit more of a purplish cast than blood... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes, stool can be red for several days after drinking beet juice. If you have a reason to believe that the red is actually blood, have a fecal occult ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Beets can color urine and stool.

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