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Question: bloody water with stool
|mohguy - Sat Sep 24, 2005 3:59 pm||
I'm 55 yrs old male. Ate a very large beet for dinner. next 2 mornings toilet water is red. color seems to leach out from stool. Ss this a problem or could it be the beet? Thank you
|R. Zein, Pharm D - Sat Sep 24, 2005 5:09 pm||
Bloody stools (red) can warn of lower intestinal bleeding or hemorrhoids. But beet or berry juice can also cause brilliant, bright red stools.
SO if this problem you noticed only after eating beets, it is possibly was caused by them. however, if you continue this symptom, or if you happen to have some abdominal pain, bleedings, or stool color changes, check with your doctor
and i hope you feel better always
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