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How Long Does Marijuana Stay In Your Hair Follicles
Can amphetamines such as Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) make marijuana less visible in a hair folicle test? I am prescribed Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)
Depends on use.: It depends on how often you use it. If you used it only once it can be detected by blood for 12-24 hours while it is detected in urine from 1-7 days. With regular use it can be detected in blood for 2-7 days and in urine anywhere from 1-100 days even if a heavy user. Age, height, weight, metabolism all are considered factors. ...Read more
I have an upcoming drug test, how long does marijuana (thc) stay in your hair follicles? An is there anything to take it out of your system?
Depends.: If you are a regular user, it can be detected up to 3 months. ...Read more
Does marijuana stay in the root of the hair follicle for 6 months, or does it get pushed out by the new hair growing in?
Long time: Thc is stored in fat cells which serve as a reservoir and release it slowly into the bloodstream and from there into hair follicles. For a long time user, the "reservoir" can be quite full and so may feed follicles at 6 mo and longer. The new hair growing out takes some follicle thc with it as new thc is being fed in. ...Read more
I smoked marijuana seldom in small doses am 5'10 150 pds my hair grows slow and the last usage was 12/16/13 can I be clean for a hair follicle by 3/12?
Hopefully...: The reason you have a good chance of testing clean is that you use it seldom in small doses and have now abstained for a few months. Based on this the odds are good you will test clean but there are no guarantees. I feel such testing in an intrusive invasion of privacy. See http://www.Canorml. Org/healthfacts/testing. Tips. Html good luck! ...Read more
I took an of marijuana two weeks ago and prior to that I took a few hits about a month ago. I'm taking a hair follicle test next week will I pass?
Have abstained from drugs 30+ days, have a hair follicle test, was a light but daily user of marijuana (1 gram per 6 days), what are my chances?
Depends: Hair grows at varying rates among different racial groups. The average is about a half inch per month. If your hair is more than a half inch long they will likely find traces of drug along the shaft if the test is specific enough. ...Read more
My husband took like 5 puffs of marijuana on december 21. Didn't do it before hasn't done it since. Will he fail a hair follicle test. Goes back 6 mon?
Hair Testing: Yes, if he has not cut his hair since his drug use. No, if he has cut his hair since his drug use. ...Read more
I smoke marijuana one time about 35 days ago I have a hair follicle test in two day should I pass?
Probably: The best information I can find to answer this is from the website of NORML (who should know), which states that, while a hair follicle test can be positive for months in regular users, it is "doubtful" that it would be positive after a single use. See http://www.canorml.org/healthfacts/drugtestguide/drugtestdetection.html ...Read more
Would I pass a THC hair follicle test if I smoked marijuana once. It was once in July and I won't have the test until at least the end of October?
If my boyfriend smokes marijuana around me on a daily basis for a year and even while I sleep will I fail a hair follicle test in a couple days?
Probably you're ok:
The reports I've heard suggest that you will pass. There is a small worry that if you were in a very non-ventilated space w/ it for a long time — some may show, but read this: http://www.homehealthtesting.com/blog/2010/06/does-second-hand-marijuana-smoke-show-up-on-a-drug-test/
I think they will be reassuring to you. ...Read more
If I smoked marijuana once and had a hair follicle test 109 days out will I pass? I would estimate that I smoked about 1/2 a joint
Unlikely: Thc is stored in fat cells which serve as a reservoir and release it slowly into the bloodstream and from there into hair follicles. For a long time user, the "reservoir" can be quite full and so may feed follicles at 6 mo and longer. The new hair growing out takes some follicle thc with it as new thc is being fed in. From 1 to 2 joint very little will be stored. ...Read more
Can I pass a hair follicle test after two months clean from marijuana? I was a heavy user, have a fast metabolism and thick black hair.
Probably not: If you've been a heavy user, your hair follicles will continue telling the tale for 90 days after last use. The Best way to pass such tests is to not use at all. ...Read more
Smoked marijuana in jun2013 for 5 days and twice in Oct2013. I have to take a drug test in a week. Can it be detected in urine or hair follicle test?
If the amounts were huge in Oct, the hair test at a very fine cut-off might nab you. Not likely. Here's a link. http://marijuana.com/drug-test/detection-time/
Stay clean since it matters. Good luck. Perhaps someday this will be a thing of the past. One can hope. Till then, one must be smart. ...Read more
I don't ever smoke marijuana. But I took one hit from a joint 2 weeks ago. I have to take a hair follicle drug test in 4 days. Will I pass it?
Hard to say: Hair testing is very powerful (1pg/mg) and reflects drug use over the past 90 days (depending on the length of hair available). A shaved head or razor cut might remove evidence of activity from 2 weeks ago. One hit may be too little to worry about, but I can't say I know. If it's very important — you might want to tell them the truth. This sounds like an unintended outcome if you're being honest. ...Read more
I smoke marijuana for 1-2 joint about 2 months ago and I have a hair follicle drug test in few days wii I pass? My weight 98 kg high 178 cm
Just came up positive for cocaine on a hair follicle test. I have had this test before, am on a few medications & occasionally smoke marijuana (for hiv) but have not done cocaine. What could this be?
See below: Cocaine in your pot?Get a more detailed answer ›
Occasional user of marijuana, but took a lot of supplements, water, apple cider vinegar, sweat, high metabolism... Will I pass a hair follicle test?
Forever: Sort of... The drug goes into the hair and stays in the hair that grew during that duration. So if the mj was used in june and the hair grew 1/2 inch in june, it would be in that 1/2 inch, and not in the 1/2 inch that grew in july. So when you test the hair you know that hair close to the follicle represents recent use. ...Read more
How long does marijuana stay in your system once smoked? How do you determine how long weed will stay in your system when doing a drug test or a hair folicle test I am 5'4, weighing 335 lbs hoping that helps.
Depends: On how much and how often you smoke or ingest it. If it's a one-time use in modest amounts, it will only remain 2-4 days if the test used has the usual sensitivities. However, in people who smoke regularly, and in particular more heavily, thc is soluble in body fat stores and can remain there for many weeks, and sometimes even months. Hair follicle tests will show any pot use in that hair. ...Read more
Drug Screening HAIR: It stays until the hair is cut past the length it was on the day you used it last. It does not 'dissipate' out of the hair. ...Read more
I'm not wondering how long THC stays in hair,but I'm curious as why it stays in the hair follicle longer than blood or urine?
Hair stays: Thc stays in the hair longer than in the blood and urine. This is because the blood is constantly being filtered (cleaned) by your kidneys and the urine is regularly eliminated from your body and replaced. Your hair, however, does not get filtered or replaced, so the thc remains. ...Read more
How long does alcohol stay in hair? (Hair follicle test) And does frequency of use have an effect? I go out for a few drinks one day a week.
The hair test:
Can give a "look back" up to 3 months! HOWEVER, it is only of use for agencies/employers with ZERO tolerance for alcohol use. IT'S TOO SENSITIVE!!!!!
If you drink AT ALL and a potential EMPLOYER is requiring a PRE-PLACEMENT hair test FORGET ABOUT THAT JOB untillyou have had NO alcohol for 90 days!!!!!
MY opinion Only
Hope it helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
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