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I had red velvet cake last night a couple of pieces and when

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i had red velvet cake last night a couple of pieces and when i wiped it looked like blood.
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Customer: i had a bowel movement. i wiped it was read. the water in bowl had a pinkish color. nothing hurts. i will make an appointment with my doctor should it persists more than one more day. but was just curious if eating that cake can change my stool color
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Customer: no. i am also 52 and going thru change of life and have hot and cold flashes. otherwise i am in good health
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Hello,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
Food color is a common cause for color of stool.
It can be the factor.
As you do not feel any pain or any other symptom, you can wait & watch.

If you develop pain, nausea, fever or if the color continues, I would suggest to take an examination by doctor.

A stool test can be taken.

I hope this information helps.

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
If you are satisfied, please rate my answer as good or excellent.
Regards.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thank u. Good
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

You are always welcome.

If you are satisfied, please leave an excellent rating.

Best wishes.