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Does alcohol leave body in urine ? I know body needs to break down over time but does it leave in urine also ? Thanks in advance for answers :)

Does alcohol leave body in urine ? I know body needs to break down over time but does it leave in urine also ? Thanks in advance for answers :)

Yes: at higher EtOH levels, about 5% of the total alcohol is excreted unchanged in the urine, where 90 % is slowly converted to aldehydes in the liver and excreted that way... ...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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Alcohol takes how long to leave your urine?

Alcohol takes how long to leave your urine?

Alcohol and UAs: I tell my patients that with the new etg testing it can be a week or so. ...Read more

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How long does alcohol stay in your urine for?

Urine & Alcohol: If you are talking about drug testing and urine then it all depends on the type of test. The newer tests, the measure the enzyme in your liver stimulated by alcohol you are talking about a week or so. ...Read more

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How long does alcohol stay in your urine? Jus wanna know

How long does alcohol stay in your urine? Jus wanna know

It : It usually dissapates within a few hours but some of it's metabolites may be present for up to 80 hours. ...Read more

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Can you detect alcohol in you urine from a liquor base sauce?

Can you detect alcohol in you urine from a liquor base sauce?

No: Alcohol is metabolized ( digested ) in the liver and is not detected in the urine. Liquor or alcohol that you drink or eat in foods will not show up in urine. ...Read more

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How do I get alcohol out of my urine it's been 48 hours since I intake alcohol ?

How do I get alcohol out of my urine it's been 48 hours since I intake alcohol
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The most common: urine test, often done for legal purposes, detects ethyl glucuronide in the urine. The EtG test confirms alcohol ingestion as long as 3-4 days after intake, or about 80 hours after the liver metabolizes alcohol. There is nothing you can do to eliminate the alcohol from your system more quickly. It is possible that not much will be detected at 48 hours if you didn't drink very much 48 hours ago. ...Read more

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I've been free of alcohol since sept. 1987. How could it possibly show up in a urine screen?

Fermented: The urine sample wasn't processed properly by the people who took the sample and some yeast grew in it. You may have had a bit of glucose in your urine for whatever reason. Or... The lab made an error. This happens. Consider getting legal counsel. ...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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If i drank two 24 ounces of malt liquor which contains 12% alcohol what is the fastest way to get it out of my urine?

If i drank two 24 ounces of malt liquor which contains 12% alcohol what is the fastest way to get it out of my urine?

No way: The excretion rate of alcohol in the urine is a function of blood level. Liver can only metabolize at finite rate. Nothing speeds it up. Alcohol will be gone within 12-16 hours, however ethyl glucuronate will persist for up to 80 hours. If your urine drop tests for glucuronate, it will be positive. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is the longest amount of time that blood or urine will show a positive result for consuming alcohol. I've heard it could be up to 22 days?

What is the longest amount of time that blood or urine will show a positive result for consuming alcohol.   I've heard it could be up to 22 days?

Depends: There are a number of different blood tests for detecting alcohol use. Namely, blood alcohol level, urine ETG test, CDT and HAA blood tests. In a person with chronic alcohol use the last two tests may be positive for weeks. ...Read more

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Bhcg positive and urine was negative.I didn't whipe front to back like told with alcohol whipe instead back to front couldthat have affected uhcg test?

Bhcg positive and urine was negative.I didn't whipe front to back like told with alcohol whipe instead back to front couldthat have affected uhcg test?

Unclear question: Was the blood test for HCG positive and urine test negative? If so, that is likely due to the blood test being more sensitive. The anomaly in wiping technique is not likely to be an issue. ...Read more

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How long does alcohol stay in your urine i drank 12, 16oz beers. I am 5'11 and weigh 230#

How long does alcohol stay in your urine i drank 12, 16oz beers. I am 5'11 and weigh 230#

Let me help: Essentially, except with exceptionally heavy alcohol consumption, a urine alcohol test done 12-24 hour later would be negative. However, if the test includes the etg testing, this can detect recent alcohol use for 26-80 hours depending on which reference you believe. ...Read more

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Can alcohol be detected in a urine test?

Can alcohol be detected in a urine test?

Yes: Metabolites of alcohol can be detected in urine up to 80 hour after drinking. The main metabolite is ethyl glucuronide, or etg. ...Read more

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Will a urine test show alcohol after 48 hours?

Will a urine test show alcohol after 48 hours?

Alcohol Detection: The simple answer is yes. New enzyme testing in urine means that alcohol may be detected for several days after use. Of course this also depends on how much one has drunk and what your body's metabolism is like. But, forty eight hours is most like to be too soon. ...Read more

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How does a urine alcohol test work? Is it acccurate?

How does a  urine alcohol test work? Is it acccurate?

Alcohol metabolite: The common alcohol urine test examines the urine for a metabolite of alcohol, ethyl glucronide. It can be detected up to five days after intake of alcohol, so called 80 hour test. It is accurate and may be too accurate in that the result may be positive for using alcohol gel for hand sanitation. ...Read more