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Beets And Poop Color
Can beets make your stool blood red? I've noticed after eating them my poop looks like it has blood in it (which I've had issues with)
It can but: get checked by a doctor to make sure there is no blood. ...Read more
As an infant, i ate a huge amount of beets. Pooped during my nap and my mom swears the poop stained my butt cheek. 28 yrs later, still there. Why?
Doubt it caused this: If you have an odd coloration of your skin in this area it would be reasonable to consult with a dermatologist to determine the cause. Beets is not a common part of an infant diet in this region, but I have practiced in various parts of the world & never heard of this happening in three decades. I am aware of several skin issues that could produce localized color variations in this location. ...Read more
Yes: If you havent eating beets or other dark red foods in a week and your stools are still red then have your md check for blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Until cleared: It is normal to have reddish stool after eating beets. ...Read more
Ate roasted beets, quinoa w/ cardemom & plain yogurt. Defecated 3/4 - 1 hour later. Beets very evident in stool. Isn't this rather quick transit?
No: Everyone digests at different speed. Could be the beets irritated intestinal tract. ...Read more
How many days/bm does it take to get rid of the red in stool after eatting a couple bites of beets.?
VARIES: It varies on the transit time but with very little intake likely 2 no more then 3. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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