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Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Ate a bunch of beet chips. Urine was pink today. How long before I should be concerned that it's not from the beets but from blood?
I ate large quantity of beets and my urine turned purple for a day. I just noticed purple ear wax on my headphones. Is that even possible?
Way cool!: So, tried answering question earlier, but had tech error. "Beeturia," the change in your urine, is common. Since the dye from the beet travels through your entire bloodstream, it makes total sense you would secrete it in new earwax. Then I thought, "wow, what would it do to the brain?" So I net surfed & found that's exactly how the blood-brain barrier was discovered! The dye can't penetrate it! ...Read more
Does it mean we have liver problems if we eat beets and fail the beet test by our urine being a red color ? Or something else?
I had beets last night and today morning i had breakfast & i drank large pepsi later when urinated i saw blood floating over urine no pain/irritation?
How many days can you have red urine after eating beets? I ate them 3 days ago and my urine and stool is still reddish
I do not know: the answer to your question, but you must have eaten a bunch of beets. There is no need to worry. Your body is still just excreting the pigment called betanin. Some people like you and me can not break this pigment down and this results in excretion of the pigment in stool and urine. How fast it passes depends on how fast you pass feces and also on the amount of fluids you drink. ...Read more
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