A 39-year-old male asked:
Can eating the vegetable beets cause your stool to look like it has blood in it ? like turn the water in the toilet red ? thanks
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
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.
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Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: This happens all the time. Sorry you got a scare.
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Last updated Mar 26, 2019
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