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Nail Blanch Test
Would 5 or 6 drinks consumed one time in 100 days read above the cut off levels for nail etg test?
I doubt it, no etg: Drinking on a single occasion should not spike etg levels, which are more accurate in detecting differences in low, medium and high levels of drinking on a regular basis. The study looked at diiferences between subects who drank from 10 to 30 drinks per week, and for those who drank at those levels, etg levels corresponded to the low, medium ang high level groups. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have nail change does it mean I have HIV been having nail change for long time but test negative 178 days?
Not necessary at all: Why do you assume that if you have a "nail change" that you have acquired HIV. What nail change do you have. There are several associated with HIV but these are also changes seen in many patients with chronic illness. There isn't a pathognomonic nail change which defines HIV. Hopefully you take some reassurance. But if you are worried please seek the input of your doctor. ...Read more
I was completely sober for almost 100 days....then I drank approx 6 drinks on one ocassion. Would that show up on hair or nail test?
Yes it can: It could show up. It would depend on the drug screen used in the testing. Nails take up to 6 months to grow out fully. So, the evidence is there. Testing is quite sophisticated, and if ethanol is included is the screen used, it can be seen. ...Read more
I am also suffering with nails problem they are becoming thin does this problem is related with fatty liver grade2 I found it by sonography test ones?
Brittle nails: May be nutritional deficiency iron, zinc . Food intolerences like gluten sensitivity can impact as there is poor nutrition.Psoriasis has nail abnormalities as well . Liver disease can impact on nails, through malnutrition and other factors - i.e people with psoriasis are a risk for fatty liver. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nail-abnormalities/pages/Introduction.aspx ...Read more
My friends nails are a dark purple, and she said that "all her regular check up tests were fine". I know this isn't normal, but she's a "DR phobe". :)?
Finger nails: Actually, finger nail color tells us a lot about your health and purple finger nails should be taken seriously... Keep us posted... Dr.Sibley ...Read more
I tested 3 HIV test at 3, 4 and 7month all negative.It was insti HIV test.Is it accurate?I have a thin black vertical line one nail.Is it a HIV symptom
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
I am 17yrs old female, hb is 13.5.My nails get blue off & on, all blood tests are normal. What the reason behind nails getting blue?Forever headache?
Hi,I'm 19 yrs old female,suffering from vitiligo,I have dotted like horizontal lines on nails it resembles?I had blood n thyroid test evrythng is nrml
See below: Here's everything there is to know about the test: http://www.Meddean.Luc.Edu/lumen/meded/medicine/pulmonar/pd/clubbing.Htm. ...Read more