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Got red stool after eating beet. Is there any problem?

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Dr. Ratnakar Kini


Practicing since :1996

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Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Hi i ate beets three days ago still have red stool. i went to the doc. they cheked my stool was negative of blood. i am scared anyways because it not going away.
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 27 minutes later
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini, Gastroenterlogist and I am pleased to answer your query.

Since the stool test is negative for blood, there is no need to worry.
The color will change in a few days time.

I hope that answers your question.
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Dr.Ratnakar Kini
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