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Do blue dye pregnancy test cause false negatives compared to the pink dyed ones?

Do blue dye pregnancy test cause false negatives compared to the pink dyed ones?

Possibly : Any pregnancy test through urine can result in a false positive or negative result. However, the vast majority of the time they are very accurate if done properly. ...Read more

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Why grey hair early?

Why grey hair early?

Varies: Some is hereditary. Wermer's is very well-known but rare. The 1% or so of healthy people who carry ataxia-telangiectasia may go gray fast. Stress can produce telogen effluvium with more rapid hair turnover and (maybe) earlier gray. Nobody knows. Live a vibrant life, enjoying others and being enjoyable yourself, and your hair color makes no difference. ...Read more

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Macujo method for hair follicle test?

Macujo method for hair follicle test?

?: Anecdotal reports around that attest to the validity of the macujo method. I don't know a nor can i attest or find any scientific validity it has. Why try to beat he system? The truth is better, or compliance with the rules of an employer willing to pay you. ...Read more

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Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. Are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? Tyvm

Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. Are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? Tyvm

Hair dyes: Hair dyes with continued use may deteriorate the texture of your hair. In addition, some people may develop an allergic rash or even anaphylactic reaction. ...Read more

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Are evaporation lines on a EPT pregnancy test blue or gray?

I don't know: specifics about the EPT test but the evaporation lines that I have seen were gray. ...Read more

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Sudden hair fall with oily scalp at age 19F. Testesterone DHEA HIV CRP blood tests are normal. Shampoos not helpful?

Sudden hair fall with oily scalp at age 19F. Testesterone DHEA HIV CRP blood tests are normal. Shampoos not helpful?

Hair loss in female: is easier to handle . In men is due to genetically programed early on set of male baldness . You already alluded you have ' oily scalp ' that could be problem , other conditions contribute , like anaemia , poly cystic ovaries, thyroid problems , contraceptives , allergy medications , infections ( fungal ) etc . Don't worry see a dermatologist will cure you. ...Read more

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Does your pubic hair always match your natural head hair color?

Does your pubic hair always match your natural head hair color?

Hair color: Pubic hair and axillary (armpit) hair can vary in color considerably from the hair of the scalp. In most people it is darker, although it can also be lighter. In most cases it is most similar in color to the eyebrows of the individual.On some individuals, pubic hair is thick and/or coarse; on others it may be sparse and/or fine; these varieties may appear in either sex. ...Read more

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Will a hair strand test show all drug abuse?

Will a hair strand test show all drug abuse?

Detection of abuse: Diagnosis of factitious diarrhea can be made by colonic barium x-ray, stool & urine testing for phenolphthalein, emetine, bisacodyl, anthraquinolones, & fecal fluid can be analyzed for osmolality & electrolytes. See also my earlier answers on healthtap regarding colon lining changes seen on colonoscopy, as well as the physical manifestions that may present in suspected laxative abusers. ...Read more

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Im going to apply to work in publix, do they test your hair for drugs?

Im going to apply to work in publix, do they test your hair for drugs?

Hair can be tested: Hair can be tested for drugs. Whether a specific employer does so or not is something to look for on their website or by calling their human resources department. ...Read more

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If I took one hit of a bowl about 3 months ago do you think I will pass a hair test?

If I took one hit of a bowl about 3 months ago do you think I will pass a hair test?

Drug test?: As a physician, I consider it's unethical to advise anyone on how to pass a drug test. You would have to research this topic on your own, not on HealthTap. ...Read more

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How sensitive is a hair drug test?

Very.: Gas chromatography. Detects low levels and can extend back in time based on the length of hair follicle. 90 days on average. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Facial hair?

What are the tests for Facial hair?

Facial hair: Hair growth is regulated by a number of things in the body but primarily hormones. The relative amounts of testosterone compared to estrogen and other hormones with determine how much hair; the location of the hair; and the time/age in which it appears. I would recommend being seen by an endocrinologist and maybe would start with her primary care doctor for some routine laboratory studies. ...Read more

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Any advice on how to pass a hair drug test?

Any advice on how to pass a hair drug test?

Don't do drugs.: The best way to pass a drug test is not to do drugs. ...Read more

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Can hair drug tests detect accurately WHEN you used it? (THC)

Can hair drug tests detect accurately WHEN you used it? (THC)

No: Hair tests don't tell when you last used it. It will be accurate for regular use of Cannabis but does not measure current use, but rather non-psychoactive residues that remain in the hair for months afterwards. It takes 7-10 days for Cannabis residues to appear in your hair. In one study 85% of daily users tested positive for marijuana, versus 52% of occasional smokers (1-5 times per week). ...Read more

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How long will one puff of marajuana show up in a hair folicle test?

How long will one puff of marajuana show up in a hair folicle test?

It might not show.: In “pharmacokinetics of cannabinoids” by mcgilveray ij it is stated “hair tests are more likely to detect regular than occasional marijuana use. One study found that 85% of daily users tested positive for marijuana, versus 52% of occasional smokers (1-5 times per week). ...Read more

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Almost 90 days clean, have to take hair drug test? Chances of passing

Depending on: what you used and for how long, good if your hair is short. ...Read more