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Is it possible to pass random drug tests and still smoke ganja?

Is it possible to pass random drug tests and still smoke ganja?

Not likely: The active ingredients in marijuana stay in the body and are detectable for weeks. If a random drug test occurs within a few weeks of use, they will likely be detected. ...Read more

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What is the way to pass random drug tests and still smoke ganja?

What is the way to pass random drug tests and still smoke ganja?

Not at all: If you choose to smoke ganja, you will still have positive urine tests. Thc is stored in your fat, and hangs around long after your last joint. It can last in urine for at least 30 days if use has been heavy. Thc can be detected in hair follicles for 90 days. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a high pH in the urine on a random drug test?

What are the causes of a high pH in the urine on a random drug test?

Alkaline: Anything that turns uirne alkaline so it would be oral ingestion of a variety of substances. ...Read more

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I'm 11 days late 3 neg tests... Waiting on a blood test. Could I just randomly be having an off cycle?

I'm 11 days late 3 neg tests... Waiting on a blood test. Could I just randomly be having an off cycle?

That's possible: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and am having every symptom of erythromelalgia. I've had every possible test done and were all normal. Could it just randomly show up like this?

I'm 19 and am having every symptom of erythromelalgia. I've had every possible test done and were all normal. Could it just randomly show up like this?

Erythromelalgia: This is a rare disorder that may be associated with certain blood disorders. It is good news that your tests are negative. The condition is challenging because of the significant pain that may be associated with it. There are multiple modalities that may be used to help treat the pain. I would be happy to do a consult if you desire. ...Read more

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Can you do glucose random test from fasting patient?

Can you do glucose random test from fasting patient?

Sort of: By definition, "random glucose" is glucose testing done without respect to meals, and so would include fasting glucose. ...Read more

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Why do I still feel random pain when I had a negative MRI and emg test?

Why do I still feel random pain when I had a negative MRI and emg test?

Help us to help you: Tell where the pain is occurring, how long it lasts, whether it is related to activity or position, and what event preceded onset. This could also be done via concierge appointment. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm freaking out because my dr did a random drug test on me when I went in to pick up my prescriptions?

What do you advise if I'm freaking out because my dr did a random drug test on me when I went in to pick up my prescriptions?

What kind of advice: Are you looking for? You really aren't giving enough information for any kind of answer. If you are on pain medications or other controlled substances, you likely have signed an agreement with your doctor regarding things like drug testing, pill counts etc. If you are using other drugs, or not taking the drugs you are prescribed, your doctor will find this out. If you have a problem, get help! ...Read more

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Tested 109 fasting for glucose. Took 3 random tests and tested 120, 128 and 115. I exercise 5x week, eat right, with a BMI around 25. Thoughts?

Tested 109 fasting for glucose.  Took 3 random tests and tested 120, 128 and 115.  I exercise 5x week, eat right, with a BMI around 25.  Thoughts?

Diabetes?: Based on those numbers, if you are not taking insulin you are just fine and a BMI of 25 is very good.

If you are taking any medicine for diabetes, what is it and how much?

If you don't need diabetes medication you are doing just fine! ...Read more

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Is a random glucose blood sugar test accurate to diagnose diabetes?

Random glucose >200: The ADA has set criteria for the diagnosis of diabetes as a patient with classic symptoms of hyperglycemia and a random glucose blood glucose > 200mg/dL

http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/diagnosis/ ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor did a random drug test and now I am worried!!?

Talk with your docto: If you don't use drugs anything will show up.
If you do, you should discuss it with your doctor and get help. You may have shown indications that you were having psychological problems which the doctor thought included drugs in which case you should discuss getting psychological help. ...Read more

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What is the process of drug testing a new born? Do they drug test randomly or on all babies?

What is the process of drug testing a new born? Do they drug test randomly or on all babies?

Varies: My delivering hospitals have lists from Child and Family Services that point out individuals with open drug investigations. When they deliver, urine from mom and baby will usually be screened and in many cases the first baby stool will also be submitted for study. I do not routinely order drug studies on babies, but any prior history of maternal drug use may require screening for medical purposes. ...Read more

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I have a friend that has to take random urine tests for alcohol. Can they tell the age of the urine sample?

I have a friend that has to take random urine tests for alcohol. Can they tell the age of the urine sample?

Supervised: Collection. For medico-legal testing the collection is generally supervised and temperature of urine taken to ensure fresh specimen. ...Read more

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With so many false positives and negatives, does the quad marker blood test any real value, beyond random chance?

With so many false positives and negatives, does the quad marker blood test any real value, beyond random chance?

Efficiency: It guides the search for down's and grave neural tube defects in women who might want to end such pregnancies; it will miss some, but the alternative is much more problematic testing for all pregnant women. You are playing the odds but unlike in las vegas, "the house" is trying to give the most favorable odds to the patient. But getting a false-positive is most upsetting & we can all relate. ...Read more

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I take vyvanse regularlly and was recently given a random drug test at the psych dr. But tested positve for ritalin not vyvanse?

Urine + for ritalin: I take vyvanse regularlly and was recently given a random drug test at the psych dr. But tested positve for ritalin not vyvanse? ANS: ritalin and vyvanse are very close chemical cousins so depending on which test they used they may either show + test but they cannot tell which one it is. Ask your team doing the test if they cross react in the test they use. ...Read more

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Worried about having caught something by french kissing random dude. How soon can I have blood tests done to find out if I'm ok? 2 weeks?

Worried about having caught something by french kissing random dude. How soon can I have blood tests done to find out if I'm ok? 2 weeks?

What disease?: Infectious diseases all have different incubation periods: gonorrhea, syphilis, hpv, chylamydia, candida, and HIV are all quite different, since they are bacteria, fungal organisms and viruses. So, it depends on your exposure, potential symptoms, and risks. Do you know if he had anything? Asking helps. But if not, cultures or blood tests generally are useful after about 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does cocaine stay in the urine for? I had some saturday night midnight and then got called in today at work for a random drug test.

How long does cocaine stay in the urine for? I had some saturday night midnight and then got called in today at work for a random drug test.

The detection level: Varies from lab to lab. Cocaine has a fairly short half-life. Another factor would be the dose you took. If they want to look for cocaine they could obtain an assay from your hair. ...Read more

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I had a random drug test today which is being sent off to a lab. 15 minutes later I picked up an at home test and passed. Is it likely I passed?

Yes: This depends on the sensitivity of the chemical assay system employed. Most commercial drug testing systems are not terribly sensitive, approximating those available in home kits. A minority are more sensitive and might be positive when the home kit is negative. ...Read more

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I've just had random spotting and my emotions are all over. I cry a lot now. 7 neg preg tests so that's out of the question. What's wrong with me?

I've just had random spotting and my emotions are all over. I cry a lot now. 7 neg preg tests so that's out of the question. What's wrong with me?

Depression?: Consider scheduling a visit with a psychiatrist or a counselor. They can help evaluate your symptoms and determine a plan to help you feel better. You can also schedule a visit with a gynecologist to evaluate your spotting. STD testing needs to be done and you can also discuss birth control. ...Read more