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Dr. Austina Cho
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Screening (Definition)

Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more


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Do hospitals drug test newborns? Drug test

Do hospitals drug test newborns? Drug test

Depends: In my state if you end up on the Child & Family Services list, or the delivery team suspects, you can expect such testing.It is not done on all newborns. If we need to look, we can identify any drug exposure after about 20 weeks. ...Read more

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Will lotensin (benazepril) show up in a 10 panel drug screen?

Will lotensin (benazepril) show up in a 10 panel drug screen?

Probably not: Most drug screens are to detect drugs of abuse. Lotensin (benazepril) is to help with blood pressure. It is probably not being tested for. ...Read more

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Do standard drug tests that mostly test for illegal drugs detect nicotine?

Do standard drug tests that mostly test for illegal drugs detect nicotine?

No: Nicotine tests do exist, but it is not commonly tested for in standard urine drug screens. Typically you have the right to ask what substances are being tested for which varies from lab to lab, panel to panel. ...Read more

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Can hair follicle drug testing show false positives?

High unlikely: Drug tests of hair has been found to be much more sensitive than urine testing, and is 4-6 times more likely to identify drug users. Although, false positive tests can occur with any test, it is highly unlikely in drug testing with hair, the specificity is 93% - 100%. ...Read more

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What medications will show up as positive for methaphetamine in urine drug screen?

What medications will show up as positive for methaphetamine in urine drug screen?

Physicians ; UAs: I believe that most of us here on health tap support the concept of sobriety and recovery and not taking dangerous and unnecessary drugs or prescriptions. We would prefer not to help you sneak through a required drug screening process. If you are using methampthetamines please let this new accountability of having ua monitoring help you get into true sobriety and recovery. ...Read more

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Which medications will cause false positive urine analysis results for opiates?

Which medications will cause false positive urine analysis results for opiates?

Test: Urine opiate test are looking for metabolic derivatives of opioids other similar molecules can cause reactions during test, showing false positive results. The most famous: poppy seeds on the bagels. Also dexomethorphan and perylamine among many others. ...Read more

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Does Suboxone show on regular drug tests uboxone showing on drug test?

Does Suboxone show on regular drug tests uboxone showing on drug test?

Depends: Depends who is ordering how many panels on that drug screen. ...Read more

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Does tramadol show up on a lab urine drug screen 12 panel?

Does tramadol show up on a lab urine drug screen 12 panel?

Tramadol in urine ??: NO. the usual 12 drug panel is This 12 Panel Urine Drug Test (10 Panel Plus MDMA and Extended Opiates) checks for the presence of 12 drug metabolites including: Amphetamines Methamphetamines Barbiturates Benzodiazepines Marijuana Cocaine Opiates Phencyclidine Methadone Propoxyphene MDMA (Ecstasy) Extended Opiates Tramadol can be detected if its being looked for but in a "full drug panel" ...Read more

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Does suboxone show up in a routine drug screening?

Suboxone Prelim Scre: Hello. Yes it will show. Drug testing companies have "panels" which include suboxone. I include this on my screening cup. Some doctors may not. If one is taking it, and it doesn't show on the screen, it has to be due to the fact that the provider chose not to have suboxone as part of their cup panel. Metabolite for suboxone is different from other opiates so that it should not cause a false +. ...Read more

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Will armodafinil show up as thc on a drug screen test?

Will armodafinil show up as thc on a drug screen test?

Unclear: It would depend on the type of drug screen used. It is not an amphetamine like substance and would not likely show up as one. if you have a prescription for it I would show it to the testing agency, if not you would be taking your chances. ...Read more

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Can Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) make a marijuana specific drug test show positive?

Can Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) make a marijuana specific drug test show positive?

No: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is metabolized to dexto-amphetamine and l-lysine. It may show positive for amphetamine/ methamphetamine on a drug test but it will not test positive for thc (marijuana). ...Read more

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Please interpret- C.trachomatis RNA TMA Result: Detected. Standard range: Not detected. Test performed using the Aptima Combo2 (R) assay gen-probe(r)

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C.trachomatis RNA TMA Result: Detected. Standard range: Not detected. Test performed using the Aptima Combo2 (R) assay gen-probe(r)

You have chlamydia: "Detected" means the test found chlamydia -- i.e. a positive result. Return to the doctor or clinic where the test was done for treatment. (If you tested yourself at a lab, see a doctor or clinic ASAP.) Your current or recent sex partner(s) also need treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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False posotive for drug test what can causr a false positive for THC on an institant drug test

A lot of products.: A screening drug test is not perfect. A site i would recommend for a list of over the counter medications and the associated false positives is: http://www.Askdocweb.Com/falsepositives.Html. ...Read more

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5 months ago was prescribed tramadol by ER.I went to Pain management for first time and forgot to tell them I took 1 but told them about my oxycodone before drug screen. What do I do at next visit when she gets results?

5 months ago was prescribed tramadol by ER.I went to Pain management for first time and forgot to tell them I took 1 but told them about my oxycodone before drug screen. What do I do at next visit when she gets results?

Come clean fast!: Let your pain management doc know that you usually take oxycodone for chronic pain, but that you had more pain and took the tramadol. All of these controlled substances will be seen in your urine drug test. It's better to let them know that you forgot to tell them before you have to face accusatory questioning like, "So, where did the tramadol come from?" ...Read more

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Will a drug screening for pain management show nicotine cigarette usage?

Will a drug screening for pain management show nicotine cigarette usage?

It can: Depends on the typical practice of the ordering physician and clinic as to what they order. ...Read more

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If I were to use CBD oil 3mg to help treat anxiety, would I have to worry about it showing up in a drug screening?

If I were to use CBD oil 3mg to help treat anxiety, would I have to worry about it showing up in a drug screening?

No: Drug screen tests look for THC components of cannabis. CBD is not a component that is tested for and it is not considered psychoactive.
https://www.usdrugtestcenters.com/drug-test-blog/181/can-you-fail-a-drug-test-due-to-cbd.html

Going to the next level - CBD isn't a cure for anxiety. What nutritional deficiency or life stressor is driving the problem? Fix it rather than mask the issue. ...Read more

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I had surgery last week and on Sunday I took a oxycodone 5mg I have a drug screening today will it be out of my system it's a urine test being sent ?

I had surgery last week and on Sunday I took a oxycodone 5mg I have a drug screening today will it be out of my system it's a urine test being sent ?

Oxy : With the half life of oxycodone being approximately 4 hours, one would expect 24-48 hour limitation time given the cut off values for urine drug screens to be variable. In my experience it is much longer than 24 hours ...Read more

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Does tianeptine sodium show up in a 5 panel drug screen?

Does tianeptine sodium show up in a 5 panel drug screen?

No: while tianepine is a mu-opioid receptor agonist, it is not chemically an opiate, and would not show up on most drug screens. It is not approved for use in the US, and I am not sure it is legal to import it. It is not without side effects, and if you are using it, you would be well advised to have a physician assisting you with its use. ...Read more

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Can they identify a specific brand name pill in a urine drug screen?

Can they identify a specific brand name pill in a urine drug screen?

Two types: Of urine drug screen tests. When you hand your urine over, the first test is an immunoassay "dip" test most of the time. This test only looks broadly for the classes of different drugs in your urine, i.e. Benzodiazepines, marijuana, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, ecstacy, etc. If this test is positive for a drug, a GC/MS test can be performed to identify exact drugs present. GC/MS tells all! ...Read more

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I took a urine drug screen on 4-28, how long is 2nd sample good for?

First sample: on 4-28 is good for 4-28. A second sample collected on 4-28 will also only be good for 4-28. A sample is only good for the day on which it was collected. If you use drug after the sample is collected, the drug will not show up in the sample. ...Read more

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Does Azo affect a drug screen?

Sorry, but azo what?: Azo can mean many things. Please be more specific and resubmit your question and we will do our best to answer it. Thank you very much. ...Read more

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Does Winstrol show up in a drug screen?

Does Winstrol show up in a drug screen?

No: Not for the ordinary drugs of abuse screen. Probably for an elite athletic screen. I have been around gyms for decades and every ordinary guy I know who has tried anabolic steroids has regretted it. Go for natural bodybuilding instead. Best wishes ...Read more

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What medications show up as methadone in your system I haven't taken it why did it show up in my drug screen?

What medications show up as methadone in your system I haven't taken it why did it show up in my drug screen?

Several possiblities: Three commonly used medications can cause false positive methadone tests on the screening test - two antihistamines commonly used - diphenhydramine (Benadryl®) and doxylamine (Unisom®). Also, Seroquel® (quetiapine), a commonly used antipsychotic and anti-anxiety medication can do this. However, confirmatory tests should show that it is a FALSE positive. ...Read more

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How long does heroin show up on a urine drug screen?

How long does heroin show up on a urine drug screen?

About 2 days: Heroin and its metabolites can be detected in urine for about 2 days, five days outer limit, in urine. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How long before heroin isnt detected on a urine drug screen?

How long before heroin isnt detected on a urine drug screen?

2-5 days: Two days is usually sufficient. Five days would be safer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Will zanaflex show up on a 9 panel drug screen for court and if so what wilk it test positive for?

Will zanaflex show up on a 9 panel drug screen for court and if so what wilk it test positive for?

Nothing: Zanaflex is not typically part of a drugs of abuse screening test. Bear in mind however that depending on the reasons for the test and the resources of the organization doing the test, with chromatography we can find virtually any substance in any quantity. If found in a typical probation setting, it would not be considered a violation unless specifically specified in the probation order. ...Read more

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Can Suboxone show up on a methadone clinic drug screen?

Can Suboxone show up on a methadone clinic drug screen?

Probably: I prescribe suboxone for addiction and i test for a large group of medications. It should be on their test list. ...Read more

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I took a half an adipex this morning at 7 am. Will I text positive for it on a urine drug screen at 6 am tomorrow? This is my first time taking this d

I took a half an adipex this morning at 7 am. Will I text positive for it on a urine drug screen at 6 am tomorrow? This is my first time taking this d

Urine drug screen: Depending upon the type of test performed (the standard 5 drug panel in the US) would NOT likely show this drug in your system. However, if the test is a more comprehensive one using GC/MS technology it might. Drink plenty of water today and tomorrow. if it was prescribed - don't worry - take the prescription bottle with you if not you might have an issue ...Read more

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I took 2.5 mg of xanax (alprazolam) on Sunday at 2:00p.m.. I then was given a drug screen on Tuesday at 5:00p.m. shortly after I passed a dipstick test.any idea?

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I took 2.5 mg of xanax (alprazolam) on Sunday at 2:00p.m.. I then was given a drug screen on Tuesday at 5:00p.m.  shortly after  I passed a dipstick test.any idea?

Xanax (alprazolam): It has average half-life of 6-20 hours, and the time it remains positive in your urine drug screen depends on the length & frequency of daily use, which can be as little as 3 days with infrequent use, and up to 4-6 weeks with chronic use. ...Read more

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What is the time frame for adipex to show up in a urine drug screen?

What is the time frame for adipex to show up in a urine drug screen?

Not a concern: If you're taking it regularly, then it likely will show up. So long as you are taking it under a doctor's prescription and supervision, taking it as prescribed and the side effects don't interfere with your work, you should have little to fear if it shows up on a urine drug screen. The main point of these tests is to find people abusing drugs, not taking them by prescription. ...Read more

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