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Will drinking 5 beers over a two day period 10 days ago give

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me a positive peth test...
will drinking 5 beers over a two day period 10 days ago give me a positive peth test today?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Drug Testing
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Drug Testing Expert: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago
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Drug Testing Expert: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

drinking 5 beers over 2 days 10 days ago has about a 50/50% chance of causing your PETH test to be positive.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
would it be highly positive or just barely? 50/50 doesnt give me much confidence
Drug Testing Expert: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

it could be barely just positive.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
is there anything I could use as an excuse? does it help that it was 12 days?
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
also the total number of beers was 5, not 5 beers each day
Drug Testing Expert: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

yes, I know

it is not a lot of beers

so 50/50 chance

best thing next time is to not drink any beers before your test.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
really. That was what I was hoping to get from you. Advice about what would have been better.
Drug Testing Expert: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you can focus on drinking more water and exercising and urinating more frequently

but PETH is not affected by your metabolism.

there are no ways known to affect a PETH test.

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