A 47-year-old member asked:
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do blueberries cause green stool?

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Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Sometimes: Yes, they do, if eaten in large enough quantity. Purple and blue dye also often cause green stool.
Answered on Jul 26, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
They can also turn your stool red. How do I know this - I racked ground crawling wild blueberries in Maine part of one summer. Tasty job! (:
Sep 16, 2013

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