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A 60-year-old female asked:

My stools are bright pinky red, with water turning pink. had beets on sun, it is now tuesday. could it be from the beets.?

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Dr. Selma Holden
Family Medicine 14 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 within a day and you haven't eaten any beets since then, you should see a healthcare provider.
Last updated Sep 28, 2017

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