U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Work and Employment
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
 
Old 07-16-2012, 09:32 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
267 posts, read 524,359 times
Reputation: 156

Advertisements

I just got results from a drug-test and it was inconclusive. I tried a Google search and a bunch of links came up on how to beat a drug test.

Here is my issue. I haven't taken anything.. ever. Not even once. Not that they're testing for it, I don't even drink.

How can my results have come back inclusive? Could too much water cause it? I do drink a lot in a day.

Last edited by SouthernBelleInUtah; 07-16-2012 at 06:19 PM.. Reason: spelling error.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 07-16-2012, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn,NY
7,145 posts, read 5,417,115 times
Reputation: 9413
Quote:
Originally Posted by LV702 View Post
I just got results from a drug-test and it was inclusive. I tried a Google search and a bunch of links came up on how to beat a drug test.

Here is my issue. I haven't taken anything.. ever. Not even once. Not that they're testing for it, I don't even drink.

How can my results have come back inclusive? Could too much water cause it? I do drink a lot in a day.
You must mean inconclusive. Large amounts of water can certainly cause this. Ask to be re-tested and explain you consume a lot of water. Kudos, to living a clean life also if your statement is true.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-16-2012, 10:00 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
267 posts, read 524,359 times
Reputation: 156
The misspelling might be why the Google searches came up to a bunch of weird sites.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-16-2012, 11:31 AM
 
5,101 posts, read 5,219,364 times
Reputation: 7437
This might help:

Drug Testing - Drug Test Inconclusive Lab Results
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-16-2012, 01:10 PM
 
Location: home state of Myrtle Beach!
5,559 posts, read 10,603,368 times
Reputation: 2662
This happened to me too and I was invited to retest. In my case I drank a lot of water right before the test was taken and I guess that is what threw it off. I have heard lately that if your urine is yellow that you are dehydrated, yet mine was not yellow and I remember the person I gave the cup to questioning this. WTH? FWIW I was clean and had nothing to worry about. As individuals we tend to know whether or not we are clean.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-16-2012, 03:46 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
267 posts, read 524,359 times
Reputation: 156
I am clean too, and the water must have been it. I probably drank 3-4 bottles of water before, and it was quite clear.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-16-2012, 04:32 PM
 
Location: home state of Myrtle Beach!
5,559 posts, read 10,603,368 times
Reputation: 2662
Quote:
Originally Posted by LV702 View Post
I am clean too, and the water must have been it. I probably drank 3-4 bottles of water before, and it was quite clear.
Probably; I drank much less right before that test.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-16-2012, 04:34 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn,NY
7,145 posts, read 5,417,115 times
Reputation: 9413
The Urine test can be thrown off on a diagnostic level from many things even aside from water. There is a hair sample test that is much more accurate and can go back up to a year but more expensive to use to screen candidates. That is why the urine sample test is the go-to one.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-16-2012, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Metro Detroit, Michigan
8,027 posts, read 5,872,111 times
Reputation: 7386
There's the problem... Not enough drugs in the system
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Over $84,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Work and Employment
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top