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stool has red chunks after eating tomatoe sauce and red peppers

A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Those foods coming: through into the stool may appear as blood. It would be best to get a sample and have it tested for blood to be sure.His doctor should be able to help ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
It would seem: to indicate that you did not take enough time to properly masticate (chew) the course plant based roughage (fibers). Your body does not have the abili ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
NOT TO WORRY: unless these "colorful" stools persist after you eat "colorful" foods/drinks Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
16 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Tomato and pepper can look like blood in stool but it is highly recommended that you report this to your local physician specially if the problem pers ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Wait: This doesn't sound like blood in your stool but rather chunks of undigested food due to rapid transit through the digestive tract. Blood is unlikely ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: The average time it takes for food to transit through our GI tract is about 50 hours, but can vary from a few hours to a few days. Red pepper may not ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Digestion: Seeing undigested or partially digested vegetables in your stool can be completely normal. I would not worry about it unless you are having other symp ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
BRBPR due to...: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammator ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Blood or what stool: Could be red pepper if you have rapid g=GI transit. Need to take sample to Dr to test for blood.
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A member asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Food in stool: Boyfriend is likely seeing red from the tomato sauce and tomato bits that are in the stool. If it occurs when he is not having spaghetti sauce and to ... Read More

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