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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Yellow traces on toilet paper after bowel movements, please help

Hi I am a 26 year old male and for the last 2 days I have noticed that there is a yellow liquid on the toilet paper after bowel movements My stool is regular in color and consistency i think I am taking multivitamins plus 1g of vitamin C every day and every once in a while I also take vitamin E 1000IU Can vitamins be the cause of this
Fri, 20 May 2011
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Hi,thanks for query.Multivitamins tablets can impart color to stool.They contain some permitted dyes and colors in them so when they are excreted from body they impart color to stool .bye.
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