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How long does cocaine and thc stay in ustay for newborns

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
45 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not likely: Although many drugs can cause false positive screening tests, any positive must be confirmed by gc/ms and their are no false positives with this test ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
False positive?: False positives have been reported with use of NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory agents). May need to repeat test.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Pediatricians, help!: I've not heard of testing newborns' meconium (bowel movement) for Cocaine before; I have to beg ignorance here. My deep concern is with why you may be ... Read More
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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
Up to 3 days: As long as a baby hasn't pass all meconium, it can be in there. Please, don't use Cocaine or other drugs during your pregnancy for the reason of pos ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Months: The meconium is the go to place I look for drug exposure in a newborn.When Child and Family Services designates a baby is at risk, the mothers urine a ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
13 years experience Psychiatry
Long enough: Long enough for you to test positive on a urine drug screen and lose your job leading to more marijuana use. Stay away from drugs.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
18 years experience Psychiatry
44 Days: In the most chronic user.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Forever!: Really! cone on, thc has mind altering effects and do you really want to impose this on your child. Please no! by the way thc stays in your hair root ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Many Factors: It depends on many factors: the strength/potency of the thc source, single use, vs. Chronic use, amount of body fat, how well your body is functionin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
It varies: occasional use up to 4 weeks chronic use 6 weeks.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
THC and breast milk: It's very hard to answer you specifically, because thc is stored in your body fat. The breast and breast milk are highly made of fat, so your baby wi ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Long time: Some marihuana substances have an elimination half-life of 20 hours. However, some are stored in body fat and have a elimination half-life of 10 to 13 ... Read More

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