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how long will alcohol show up in a urine test

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Alcohol Detection: The simple answer is yes. New enzyme testing in urine means that alcohol may be detected for several days after use. Of course this also depends on ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowena Desailly-chanson
26 years experience Neurology
Likely not: Probably not in a regular urine test.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience Family Medicine
Generally an : Hour for every drink you drink. So if you don't have the time to wait in a safe place after drinking or use dd.The etg test can still be positive 3-5 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Love
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
1 drink per hour 48h: Nicotine is 48 hours but plan for 72 to be safe 1 oz of alcohol or one drink takes an hour to clear the system.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
45 years experience Addiction Medicine
Probably: Alcohol itself may be gone, however metabolites of alcohol are often tested for and can be present for 90hrs.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
80 hrs EtG: Some urine testing can detect a breakdown product of ethanol (the form of alcohol in beverages) called ethyl glucuronide (etg), which can remain detec ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends...: Are you contemplating use of these alcohol-containing products externally, or are you planning to ingest them?
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Alcohol is entirely eliminated by our bodies within a few hours.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
No: 24 hour urine collection for protein excretion will quantify how much protein you are spilling in the urine, it will not mention anything about alcoho ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Metabolites of alcohol can be detected in urine up to 80 hour after drinking. The main metabolite is ethyl glucuronide, or etg.

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