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Category: Drug Testing
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Experience:  Board certified internal medicine doctor years of experience addiction and all other medical problems
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Customer: my husband swears he doesnt use cocaine and failed a test for insurance. I made him take a hair follicle test to prove it. He tested 398pg/mg for benzoylecgonine and 1682 pg/mg for cocaine. He swears he has been honest with me but the tests say otherwise. I have read that kidney and liver problems can give a false positive. Those numbers seem really high compared to the confirm rates. Could it be a medical problem or am I being
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 6 months ago.
HelloNoKidney and liver problems do not give a false positive.Any positive test is confirmed.It is not a medical problem. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-thomas/

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