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Family Physician, Board Certified MRO
Category: Drug Testing
Satisfied Customers: 2039
Experience:  Medical Review Officer - Physician Trained and certified in drug test interpretation
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I can't pay to find out what is wrong with me. I was

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I can't pay to find out what is wrong with me. I was searching for some answers about my false positive test and possible health concerns
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I'm not taking any prescribed medication for my health. This drug test has me concerned that something is wrong with me internally that is causing this false positive result for cocaine and I have never used it in my lifetime
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: Yes they took my hair
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: There is a history of diabetes in my family and I am a heavy drinker
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

hair testing for cocaine can become a false positive if you have been around cocaine or anyone who has used cocaine.

the cocaine can get into your hair follicles and get turn your drug test positive even if you have never used it.

have you been around anyone who has used cocaine, at a party, or club possibly?