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How Long Does It Usually Take To Get Back A Hair Follicle Test Result
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How far does the testing for a hair follicle and nail drug test go back? I am getting conflicting answers on both tests. I have been told 90-120 days or longer for hair follicle depending on length of hair and up to 1 1/2-2 1/2 years for nail testing.
Varies: The hair testing numbers are about right, with hair growing about 1/2 inch per month, and the average length of hair tested being 1 1/2 inches, which is about 90 days. Nails give 4-6 months at usual lengths. If you never cut them, or have very very long nails, you could get 1-2 years, but that is not common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: Typically, a hair test goes back 90 days, but it depends on how fast your hair grows. They are looking at 1 1/2 inches of hair, closest to the scalp. Incidentally, you should not avoid it by shaving your head. They would just use some other hair. And if they do, it is pretty obvious that you are trying to hide something. ...Read more
Scared to take a hair follicle test been clean for 8 or 9 months got my cdl and been clean ever sence is it still possible to fail the test?
Be rest assured: if you have not used in 8 months then the result will be negative. Sensitivity starts to decline after 90 days ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
how long will pot show up on a hair follicle test? I smoked once or twice a week for a couple months. I stopped 3 months ago.
"POT": The standard detection window for the hair test is 90 days. Because hair grows about 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) in 90 days, hairs with a length of about 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) are targeted for cutting. Longer hairs will give a longer window of detection. ...Read more
Maybe: Often these test just report a drug is present or not. There are some companies that will quantitate and report the amount of drug in the hair which may suggest that someone takes more drugs than prescribed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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