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can beet juice make your stool red

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Beets can color urine and stool.
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Yes: yes it is
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can: V8 juice can cause red stools and when you stop drinking v8 it will clear.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Could be: You're right that v8 contains lots of veggies -- including tomatoes and beets that could show up in your stool if not fully digested. The spicy-flavo ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe. Maybe not.: The answer to "Can something cause...," is almost always YES, because almost anything is possible in this life. Fruit juice is full of natural sugar, ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Undigested food: What you described is consistent with undigested particles of food, especially tomato skins, in the stool. When you turn 50 get a screening colonoscop ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Specks in stool : Constipated? Sit a lot ?history of pregnancy? May be hemorrhoids , or if ate tomatoes may be specks of skin ( I have seen that) . if have associat ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
30 years experience General Surgery
Probably not: Colon cancer is rare in a 41 year old with no family history.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Stool stain: I'm always reluctant to attribute reddish stools to ingested foods. A simple stool test in your physicians office can detect blood in stool. If reddis ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
23 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be: From the beets, as this is known to cause dark stools. This should go away as you pass out more stools. See your dr if any symptoms develop or this pe ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: If it came from red beets.

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