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Dark stool. Had beets. What is going on?

Hi, I m worried about my stool this morning as it was a darkish maroon colour, which also made the toilet water change colour. I am very regular with bowel movements every morning and have no digestive problems otherwise. Yesterday I did consume 6 whole baby beets which I m wondering if this is the cause of the change in stool colour. There were no other changes in shape or texture of stool, just colour.
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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It seems that this might be due to Beets you took yesterday.
Nothing to worry,
Observe the stool for 2 days more and if same color of stool remained, then go for stool test to know occult blood or undigested food.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Mon, 26 Aug 2013
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