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Doctor insights on: Alcohol Hair Follicle Test

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Follicle (Definition)

An ovarian follicle contains a hollow ball of cells with an immature egg in the center. It is a structure within the ovary containing the egg that ...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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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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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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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