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I have tio take a PETH test today I havent had anything to

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I have tio take a PETH test today I havent had anything to drink in 3 days and I have had 2-3 beers a couple times a week will I pass?
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Urologist: Dr. David, MD replied 2 years ago
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PETH requires heavy drinking of 3-4 drinks a day for several days to be positive.

I bet your Peth test will be negative

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I went to new Orleans about a week and a half ago and had 5 or six beers will that play a factor?
Urologist: Dr. David, MD replied 2 years ago

yes, that could play a factor in the peth testing.

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Urologist: Dr. David, MD replied 2 years ago

peth testing checks for heavy alcohol use within the last 3-4 prior weeks.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Is there any way to decrease my chances of failing it?
Urologist: Dr. David, MD replied 2 years ago

no, there is no way to beat a Peth tests.

if you have trouble with heavy alcohol use like this, you should seek medical counseling and support groups and treatment from your doctor to be able to stay away from alcohol

there are treatments which can help you stay away from alcohol.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you I don't have drinking problem I just want to insure I don't fail this test....
Urologist: Dr. David, MD replied 2 years ago

I see.

the best way to insure you don't fail the test is to avoid alcohol completely prior to testing.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Well I have now for about 3 days but I am concerned with the 3 days in new Orleans a week ago.
Urologist: Dr. David, MD replied 2 years ago

yes, that could possibly affect your PETH test

that is good you have avoided alcohol for 3 days now.

keep avoiding alcohol and you will be fine.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you
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