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Can Beets Make Toilet Appear Bloody
I ate about a big beet and 2 hours later the toilet was red? I have only really been eating veg and fruit? It seemed to pass quickly? Normal?
Probably Normal: If it was a one time event to have the red color in the toilet, and it was soon after eating the beet, it could certainly be from the natural coloring in the beet. It is worth mentioning at your next regular check up but for a single time, it is unlikely to be anything but the coloring from the beet. Also, bright red is generally a sign of hemorrhoids that a more serious problem. ...Read more
I went to the restroom had a bowel movement and the toilet water was bloody should I be concerned ?
Yes: Blood in the stool is abnormal and must be checked out. Possibilities include hemorrhoids, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis, or a growth. Even if bleeding stops, I feel it's important to get checked by your physician. If profuse bleeding persists, go to the hospital emergency room. ...Read more
38 yr old female. No current health issues or medication. Last 2 weeks the first stool of the day is red. Toilet water appears bloody. ?
See your doctor f: Blood in stool needs a eval and diagnosis ...Read more
Can eating the vegetable beets cause your stool to look like it has blood in it ? Like turn the water in the toilet red ? Thanks
I had 2 BMs this week with normal poo but w/ reddish toilet water. Normal inbetween. Each 2 days after eating beets. Should I wait for dr? Normal?
Probably beets: it is most likely from the beets you ate. Stop eating them for a week or two and make sure everything looks normal again. Stools can sometimes reflect what you ate and should be cause for alarm at this time. ...Read more
Gave birth four months ago, third degree tear. Having bloody poops now. Fresh blood in toilet bowl. Normal?
My poop is normal brown, but the water in the toilet bowl is a reddish color. I have been eating a lot of beets, 2 days ago. What's going on? Afraid.
Probabely from Beets: It is mostly from the beets and there is no need to worry but if it persists consult with every stool consult your doctor ...Read more