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I have an hair test alcohol use in 3 weeks

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i have an hair test for excessive alcohol use in 3 weeks time - i have drunk alcohol over the past 4 weeks around 35 units per week and I'm not drinking at all now until the test so just confirming that i will pass?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 2 years ago.
The hair test will typically go back for 90 days, and this amount of alcohol intake will usually cause a positive test. If you meant to say that you are to have a urine test after 3 weeks of abstinence, that would be a different situation, but a hair test would usually be positive.