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how long does your stool remain red after beets

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Anything with red dyes or naturally red can cause redness in your stool until all of the material passes through your intestines. How long it takes d ... Read More
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
It can: Should not be over 12-24hrs. Medications and other foods can do it too, as can blood. The blood that comes from the stomach or upper small intestinal ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: That can certainly happen. Take care.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
More likely: than not! Hope although brief...this is helpful! Dr Z
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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
30 years experience Pediatrics
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.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Beets: It is common for many foods to change stool color. Beets can definitely make stool appear red.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Del signore
12 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Beets: Should be within the day. It is not a long term ailment not problem.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Selma Holden
12 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
50 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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