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I had purple tinted urine and next day, my loose bowel movement had purple liquid in the toilet bowl. I had eaten lot of fresh cooked beets nite befor?
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Dr. James Eitner
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In brief: Common Reaction
The coloring in some foods (like beets) and medications can affect the color, smell, etc.
Of your urine, stool, emesis, etc. Purple/red urine and stool after fresh beets is normal. (the difference between being more purple or more red, depends on the pH or acidity of the fluid.

In brief: Common Reaction
The coloring in some foods (like beets) and medications can affect the color, smell, etc.
Of your urine, stool, emesis, etc. Purple/red urine and stool after fresh beets is normal. (the difference between being more purple or more red, depends on the pH or acidity of the fluid.
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