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I have been sober for 14 months...I drank 2 times this week...about 24 beers total..will a hair folical test be positive?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possibly: deending upon the sensitivity of the test...this is unfortunately a real "slip"....it proves the old AA "adage" (=saying) for alcoholics "one drink is always too much and never enough!!!!" Call your sponsor (if you are AA) It may be wisest to be honest but it depends upon WHY you are being tested!!! Hope this helps Dr Z
Answered on Oct 8, 2016

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