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How long can alcohol be detected in the body by a urine and blood test?

How long can alcohol be detected in the body by a urine and blood test?

Alcohol metabolite: A metabolite of alcohol, ethylglucoronide, can be detected in urine for upto five days after last drink. ...Read more

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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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Blood/urine test in 3 days.. Alcohol, what to do?

Blood/urine test in 3 days.. Alcohol, what to do?

UDS vs. other: A standard urine drug screen (uds) usually does not test for ethanol (alcohol in beer/wine/etc.). Alcohol is usually tested by a blood alcohol level (bal) via blood draw. However, there is a test for urine that looks for ethyl glucuronide (etg), which is a breakdown product of ethanol, and is specifically designed to determine if you've had alcohol in the last 80 hours. ...Read more

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Anyone have experience with urine alcohol tests? Same as blood alcohol?

Anyone have experience with urine alcohol tests? Same as blood alcohol?

No: Blood alcohol tests examined for alcohol. Urine test looks for a metabolite, ethyl glucronide and may be positive for up to five days. ...Read more

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Why does my 56 yr old husband have blood in his urine and uti's after he drinks alcohol? If he has a small whiskey it causes this to happen. Why?

Alcohol and cystitis: Alcohol is a common cause of cystitis which means an inflammation in the lining of the bladder. When the bladder becomes inflamed it can cause some bleeding. This maybe why your husband has blood when he drinks alcohol. ...Read more

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Frequent pressing urination (10/day) waiting time <1 min from the moment I am alarmed to go! i don't drink alcohol.Which blood/urine tests to run?

Frequent pressing urination (10/day) waiting time <1 min from the moment I am alarmed to go!  i don't drink alcohol.Which blood/urine tests to run?

Urgency: Urgency for urinating in a male can be prostate related or have other causes. There are exercise men can to to help. Please check w/urologist or natural medicine doc. The very best to you. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause blood in urine?

Can drinking alcohol cause blood in urine?

No: I do not think that drinking alcohol cause hematuria. But hematuria needs evaluation to find out the cause.You need to see doctor for evaluaton of this hematuria. ...Read more

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