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Will red juices, sodas, or jello turn my poop red?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Probably not
Red foods including peppers, tomatoes, strawberries, beets may discolor stool.
Most red sodas, jello have artificial colors, get metabolized and/or out through kidneys, not colon. Red stool often from blood (even if painless) in rectum, lower colon; maroon stool often from blood higher up in colon. Any doubt- see doc.

In brief: Probably not
Red foods including peppers, tomatoes, strawberries, beets may discolor stool.
Most red sodas, jello have artificial colors, get metabolized and/or out through kidneys, not colon. Red stool often from blood (even if painless) in rectum, lower colon; maroon stool often from blood higher up in colon. Any doubt- see doc.
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