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Do regular doctors urine tests show alcohol?

Do regular doctors urine tests show alcohol?

UDS vs. other: A standard urine drug screen (uds) usually does not test for ethanol (alcohol in beer/wine/etc.). Alcohol is usually tested by a blood alcohol level (bal) via blood draw. However, there is a test for urine that looks for ethyl glucuronide (etg), which is a breakdown product of ethanol, and is specifically designed to determine if you've had alcohol in the last 80 hours. ...Read more

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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Receiving drug tested at court, do their drug tests detect detox drinks?

Receiving drug tested at court, do their drug tests detect detox drinks?

No test for drugs: No they only test for drugs, and detox drinks do not contain drugs they test you for. ...Read more

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Can deoderant containing alcohol cause a false positive on an etg urine screen?

Can deoderant containing alcohol cause a false positive on an etg urine screen?

Positive: Alcohol on skin can cause a positive etg and it would be positive not false positive. ...Read more

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Can using products with grain alcohol test positive with etg test?

No: Etg is ethyl glocuronide. Grain alcohol is methyl alcohol. Please note that you should not be using methyl alcohol without proper protections as it has serious toxic effects. ...Read more

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How to pass an etg alcohol screening test?

Stop taking alcohol: For at least a week before the test. Do not even use alcohol sanitizer gels. ...Read more

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Do doctors test for marijuana at a standard physical urine test?

Do doctors test for marijuana at a standard physical urine test?

No: The regular urine test doesn't.It is also my understanding that you need to sign a personal authorization to do such a screening test or it would be illegal/unethical. ...Read more

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Do standard drug tests that mostly test for illegal drugs detect nicotine?

Do standard drug tests that mostly test for illegal drugs detect nicotine?

No: Nicotine tests do exist, but it is not commonly tested for in standard urine drug screens. Typically you have the right to ask what substances are being tested for which varies from lab to lab, panel to panel. ...Read more

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Does using furosemide have any benefit in passing an etg alcohol urine test?

No: Taking Furosemide will increase the sodium, chloride, potassium in your urine as well as the amount of urine you make. To increase the amount of urine you make to the point that you dilute the concentration of alcholol in your urine would be dangerous and would risk serious dehydration as well as electrolyte losses. ...Read more

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Can e cigarette liquids containing etoh cause a false positive on an etg urine test?

Can e cigarette liquids containing etoh cause a false positive on an etg urine test?

Unlikely: The alcohol is used as a solvent to dissolve the nicotine and other substances in the vapor liquid. It should evaporate while in the process of making vapor. ...Read more

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Will obgyn test for cotinine or nicotine in routine urine samples?

Will obgyn test for cotinine or nicotine in routine urine samples?

No: These tests will be done only with your knowledge and consent as part of a monitoring process. ...Read more

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Do urine tests show home much someone smokes weed?

Do urine tests show home much someone  smokes weed?

Urine tox: Usually it does not show quantity used when doing basic screen. A quantitative test can be done but does not always correlate with exact use. ...Read more

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Can marijuana show up in cotinine urine tests?

Can marijuana show up in cotinine urine tests?

No: It only detects a breakdown product of nicotine. Its purpose is to detect cigarette use and use of other nicotine products. ...Read more