How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask DrThomasMD Your Own Question
DrThomasMD, Doctor (MD)
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 63757
Experience:  Practice Director
Type Your Health Question Here...
DrThomasMD is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Just had a dna swab test for my metabolism breaking down

Customer Question

Just had a dna swab test for my metabolism breaking down medications I'm taking. Forgot I had a beer last night. Scared to death
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: pain meds. Allergic to sulphurs
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No. He has access to all
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 2 months ago.


What is your question exactly?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I was asking if the swab for metabolism would pick up traces of the alcohol (beer) consumed and routinely be made part of the report. I'm not supposed to drink at all with the meds I'm on.
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 2 months ago.


It would not pick up alcohol.

It is a different test entirely.

Related Health Questions