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My fingers have turned a orange rust color? I eat a lot of carrots , be why? I eat about an 7 in carrot daily. I take miralax (polyethylene glycol) and prilosec maybe that?

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In brief: You might

have ingested too much carotene, the yellow pigment in carrots.
I don't think there is any downside to it, but orange color will probably spread to other body parts. Try cutting down on carrot intake.

In brief: You might

have ingested too much carotene, the yellow pigment in carrots.
I don't think there is any downside to it, but orange color will probably spread to other body parts. Try cutting down on carrot intake.
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