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Does adding water to a urine drug screen effect the results.

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Does adding water to a urine drug screen effect the results. I think my teenager did this and I want to make sure the results where not affected.

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Submitted: 7 years ago.
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Expert:  TheGermDoctor replied 7 years ago.

No- that would not likely effect the result-

It dilutes the urine, but the tests should still detect a drug that is in it.


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