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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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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?

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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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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I have henoch schonlein purpura & I'm going to get a 24 hr urine test for protein on Sunday. If I drink alcohol on friday will it show up on the test?

I have henoch schonlein purpura & I'm going to get a 24 hr urine test for protein on Sunday. If I drink alcohol on friday will it show up on the test?

No: 24 hour urine collection for protein excretion will quantify how much protein you are spilling in the urine, it will not mention anything about alcohol, unless your doctor specifically orders that test. Toxicology testing is totally different than protein determination and are not linked. ...Read more

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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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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

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How long will alcohol stay in your urine for drug test?

How long will alcohol stay in your urine for drug test?

80 hrs EtG: Some urine testing can detect a breakdown product of ethanol (the form of alcohol in beverages) called ethyl glucuronide (etg), which can remain detectable for up to 80 hours according to most sources. ...Read more

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How long does alcohol stay in your urine for a drug test?

How long does alcohol stay in your urine for a drug test?

Upto 80 Hours: Upto 80 hours, though your liver function and water intake may affect it in different ways. If you have an addiction problem, please seek help for same asap rather than worrying about how to get a clean drug test. Life is too short to live it in the haze of addiction. ...Read more

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Is there a condition that would cause a urine alcohol test to be abnormally high?

Ethyyl Glucuronide: Urine test for alcohol is so sensitive that it tcan give a false positive after any exposure to alcohol including alcohol from hand sanitizers, medications, cosmetics etc. Negative test is reliable. 90% of alcohol is broken down in the liver, rest comes out in urine, exhaled breath & sweat. Fructose ingestion increases alcohol metabolism & thus could result in a false high for alcohol metabolites. ...Read more

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What causes alcohol in a person's urine pt is on bacolfen 10mg tid and tramadolqid

Hello.: Hello. It is preferrable to test for alcohol with blood vice urine. The etg (ethyl glucuronide) urine alcohol test, is so sensitive that it will pick up both alcohol that was consummed as well as exposure to small amounts of alcohol (household and personal hygiene products). Thus, it can trigger false positives for alcohol consumption. ...Read more

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How long does alcohol stay in your you're urine when being tested by chromatography?

How long does alcohol stay in your you're urine when being tested by chromatography?

Alcoholism: Not one of the 50, 000 physicians here on health tap is interested in helping your prolong a situation where you are trying to beat an alcohol monitoring program. We believe in the solution of recovery; we believe in the health that comes in the fellowship of working with other alcoholics. Sobriety is not only possible it can be life saving. ...Read more

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How long does a 24 oz of malt liquor stay in your urine if it has a 11% alcohol vol?

Test it.: A lot depends on whether effectiveness of your kidneys and bladder. But you could need at least 10 hours. Even then there still could be trace amounts. To remove all doubt, by a test kit. ...Read more