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A 33-year-old female asked:

Noticed red & mucus in stool today.worried its blood but remembered i ate beetroot lastnight.shout i see doc after x1 'blood' or wait to see if repeat?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Likely : The food you ate. Give a day or 2 without beetroot. If it persist get checked for blood in stool

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