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Can marijuana show up in cotinine urine tests?

Can marijuana show up in cotinine urine tests?

No: It only detects a breakdown product of nicotine. Its purpose is to detect cigarette use and use of other nicotine products. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications, to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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How can I pass blood and urine tests after i took a few puffs of a marijuana cigarette? I have been hired to a new job unexpectedly and I have to take test for health and drugs, help!

How can I pass blood and urine tests after i took a few puffs of a marijuana cigarette? I have been hired to a new job unexpectedly and I have to take test for health and drugs, help!

Out of luck: If those few puffs were enough to give you a high, it was likely that it would raise your thc to detectable levels (usually 50 ng/ml). If it was truly a "few" puffs, it is likely that you did not achieve significant levels. However, there is nothing you can do now. Water loading will lower your urine's specific gravity and cause a failure of the test. No internet product actually works. ...Read more

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For how long is marijuana is detectable in urine samples?

For how long is marijuana is detectable in urine samples?

Up to a month : It depends on the potency of the cannabis. It also depends on how much a person consumes. Because thc is stored in fat cells, it takes a while to leave the body via metabolism and excretion. This may take up to a month. ...Read more

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What STDs show up in urine tests?

Gonorrhea and Chlamy: Gonorrhea and chlamydia can both be tested from a urine specimen. ...Read more

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Is it possible for marijuana to not show up in someones system? Could any meds throw off a urine test and not detect?

Is it possible for marijuana to not show up in someones system? Could any meds throw off a urine test and not detect?

Please Clarify: I am not sure what you are really asking. If this happened to you then you have your answer already. There are no medications that can cover up marijuana on drug screening. ...Read more

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Urinalysis (Definition)

It is a routine test on urine which tests for concentration of urine with specific gravity, screening for glucose, protein, blood, nitrites which is a screening test for infection.And microscopic exam for white blood cells ...Read more


Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


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