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I had 3-4 vodka tonic drinks less than a month ago. Will this appear on an alcohol hair follicle test?

I had 3-4 vodka tonic drinks less than a month ago. Will this appear on an alcohol hair follicle test?

Drug test: No, alcohol is pretty rapidly metabolized and out of your system. It is not stored within hair follicles. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Can a hair follicle test for alcohol provide proof of complete abstinence?! I had a couple of beers and a little tequila 2 months ago.

Can a hair follicle test for alcohol provide proof of complete abstinence?! I had a couple of beers and a little tequila 2 months ago.

Won't show: If you're in an abstinence-based program, this kind of "slip" isn't worth it, though. I'm glad you're doing well overall and wish you continued success. ...Read more

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How to pass a hair follicle test?

There is no way: To beat a hair follicle test for drugs of abuse. Any attempts to flush the drugs would be picked up by looking at scpecific gravity of urine. ...Read more

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Macujo method for hair follicle test?

Macujo method for hair follicle test?

?: Anecdotal reports around that attest to the validity of the macujo method. I don't know a nor can I attest or find any scientific validity it has. Why try to beat he system? The truth is better, or compliance with the rules of an employer willing to pay you. ...Read more

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Will Kratom show up on a expensive GOVERNMENT GRADED hair follicle test??

Will Kratom show up on a expensive GOVERNMENT GRADED hair follicle test??

Need details: This will not be detected unless there is a specific protocol to look for it. Don't be a fool. Stay away from kratom!! ...Read more

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Would 2 percocets taken over a month ago show up in a hair follicle test now?

Yes: Typically window of detection is 90 days. So there is a good chance the hair follicle test will be positive. ...Read more

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What products contain THC that could possibly make you fail a hair follicle test?

What products contain THC that could possibly make you fail a hair follicle test?

What you'd expect: The prescription drug Marinol and cannabis, such as medical or illicit marijuana. That's it. ...Read more

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Can you pass a hair follicle test if you only used a very small amount of cocaine?

Depends: Hair follicle tests are tricky--metabolites are deposited and can show up--but the real issue is not how much you did, since I assume you did enough to have an effect; if so you dosed enough to show up. It was how long ago you did it that is the factor and how often. 90 days is the recommended wait time; however, if you have a problem, go for treatment before you get caught. Honesty is best. ...Read more

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I smoked weed 15 days ago and I have a hair follicle test tomorrow at noon. Am I going to pass?

I smoked weed 15 days ago and I have a hair follicle test tomorrow at noon. Am I going to pass?

Uncertain: Was this single use or have you used cannabis multiple times? Marijuana regular use - can be detected in hair for months. Single use might not be picked up in hair. ...Read more

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I am trying to find out how to beat a hair follicle test I used cocaine once about a month ago.?

Wrong forum: You're asking doctors who are part of a profession seen by the public as upholding the highest standards of ethics and humanity how to "beat" a hair follicle test because you couldn't control yourself from using an ILLEGAL substance? Now, after reading that statement and your question do you really think this is the right place to find THAT ANSWER? ...Read more

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I'm taking a hair follicle test but I smoked weed once and took 2 roxy codone a month ago what will happen?

I'm taking a hair follicle test but I smoked weed once and took 2 roxy codone a month ago what will happen?

Drug testing: Drug testing includes tests for thc (active ingredient in marijuana) and also for opiates. These can be detectable in hair follicles for 90 days at least. You can draw your conclusions from there. ...Read more