oct 15 i tested positive for ethanol on a urine dcrug test.. .028 was the level of ethanol they claim to have found.. aim 37 weeks pregnant.. i have not drank since 12-05-2010... i currently take albuterol on occasion ( which i happened to take less then 1 hour prior to testing... i also take iron pills, prenantals an tyenol.. i have no idea how i could have tested positive.. please help i am at risk of loosing my unborn baby, an i can't figure out why this is happening. thanks
.028 is a pretty low level. In a small person, that might be one drink. In a big person, that might be half a drink.
There is a little bit of ethanol in an albuterol inhaler. Whether it's enough to cause a positive blood test I don't know. Also, if you use hand sanitizers, those are alcohol-based, and a little bit can get into the bloodstream.
Or, of course, the test could just be wrong. These things happen, unfortunately.
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