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Trying to detox nails have possible nail drug screen next

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Trying to detox nails have possible nail drug screen next month
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: Nails and yes it is I have approx month
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Do you need usage
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Usage marijuana user high potency 2-3 grams 4-5 times a week
185lbs athletic exercise 4-5 times a week no attempts to detox nails.
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 month ago.
Hello and welcome to JA. Its not possible to detox your nails. This test detects usage from 3-6 months if a clipping is taken from the end of the nail. Some tests scrape the entire nail, which picks up drugs recently also. The nail is dead tissue. Toxin is locked within the keratin of the nail. There's no way to eliminate it and you cannot change it.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Any kind of acid soak like acetone or fruit like grapefruit that eats that dissolve the metabolites in your nails?
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 month ago.
No that doesnt work as it cant get into the keratin