Cocaine Contact

by Leslie
(Brooklyn, NY )

Can a person test positive for cocaine without using directly; kissing or touching??

Comments for Cocaine Contact

Click here to add your own comments

Not that I'm aware of but anything is possible.
by: Debbie Wicker

Dear Leslie,

Generally I would say that the answer is no they cannot fail a drug test because of cocaine unless they are using cocaine. But many drug tests can give what is called a false positive.

A false positive means that the test shows them to be using cocaine but the test is wrong and they're not using cocaine. I don't think this would happen based on incidental contact but it might.

If you are concerned, I would recommend that you have the test re-done at a doctor's office and see if it yields the same results. There are many different kinds of drug tests and some are MUCH more reliable than others.

Often employers that hire a lot of people use VERY inexpensive drug tests and those results are not very reliable. The hair follicle blood test is the most reliable but also takes a long time to process and is the most expensive.

Hope that helps,

Debbie

Click here to add your own comments

Do you have a question or story? It's easy to ask your question or submit your story. How? Simply click here to return to Facts About Cocaine.

and Finally Remember:

"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened."
- Matthew 7:7-8


Subscribe to our Drug-Addiction-Support.org weekly email:

Recent Articles

  1. The mirror

    Aug 15, 18 09:32 AM

    The Mirror Who is that woman, standing in front of me? It’s a reflection in the mirror, but definitely can’t be me. What’s wrong with the mirror, are

    Read More

  2. Is there a cure for cocaine addiction?

    Aug 10, 18 09:11 AM

    Hi, my brother has been using cocaine for about five years and recently went into rehab to quit. Will he ever be cured of his addiction? I know how

    Read More

  3. Marijuana Changes The Brain Even With CASUAL Use

    Aug 09, 18 08:44 AM

    Malcolm Ritter, the science writer for the Associated Press, reported that a recent study showed signs of brain changes in casual marijuana smokers. Now

    Read More

Follow on Twitter or Google+