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Alcohol Hair Follicle Test
How long does alcohol stay in hair? (Hair follicle test) And does frequency of use have an effect? I go out for a few drinks one day a week.
The hair test: can give a "look back" up to 3 months! HOWEVER it is only of use for agencies/employers with ZERO tolerance for alcohol use. IT'S TOO SENSITIVE!!!!! If you drink AT ALL and a potential EMPLOYER is requiring a PRE-PLACEMENT hair test FORGET ABOUT THAT JOB untillyou have had NO alcohol for 90 days!!!!! MY opinion Only Hope it helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Likely that two single pour scotches 1 month prior combined with a single pour 2 weeks prior to a hair follicle analysis test positive for alcohol?
Very unlikely: If I'm reading things correctly you are referring to three drinks in a months time. Hair testing is much more sensitive for chronic moderate-heavy drinkers. Even the best hair testing would have less than a 5% chance of picking up a (+) test with your quantity of drinking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will occasional alcohol use 2 times a week (3-4) drinks per time show up or be detectable in a hair follicle test?
Hair follicle: Probably not, but for sure you should not drink 3-4 drinks the same night. Slow down your drinking. ...Read more
If I drank one cup of alcohol mixed with orange juice 4 days ago and I have a urine and hair follicle test tomorrow will is show up?
Depends: Depends on how long your hair is, and how long ago you drank. Hair-testing looks for ethyl glucuronide, and every time you drink, there is a band representing ethyl glucuronide laid down in the hair follicle. Hair grows about 1/2- i inch per month, so if your hair is 8 inches long, the hair furthest from the follicle will give anywhere from 4-8 months of info. Other hair grows slower (body hair). ...Read more
Scared to take a hair follicle test been clean for 8 or 9 months got my cdl and been clean ever sence is it still possible to fail the test?
I smoked everyday for years, but stopped on 12/31 and it's now 2/14. I cut my hair on 2/13. Will I pass a hair follicle test on 3/2?
See below: THC is incorporated INTO the hair and remains there until one of two things occur; it falls out or that section is finally cut off do either of the above two apply hair grows approx. 0.5 inch a month--you do the math ...Read more
I smoked once within the last 90 days. I took a hair follicle test a couple days ago and my question is will it show up?
Can you clarify: what you smoked and what is being tested for? ...Read more
I have had 3 month hair follicle test forheroini last smoke to 5 or 6 months ago will it be positive i will be negative please help me with this quest?
Should be negative: Detection period is 90 days, so if you smoked 5 or 6 months ago you should be fine. Please, though, do not smoke heroin again.Learn from this experience, so you need not worry in the future. Heroin addiction is horrible. Do not fall into the trap.Get help if you are craving. ...Read more
Quite possibly: depending on how much you used and what you used. ...Read more
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