From about July 14th-25th I smoked marijuana a few times a week. Now, next week I am getting my thyroid and hormone levels checked. So, I was wondering if that would show up on any of the tests. My mom is the doctor doing the tests so I just need to know what she's going to see. Also, if those tests don't show anything related to marijuana what tests would besides a drug test?
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Will marijuana show up on or affect thyroid or hormone level tests?
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If you are just getting your thyroid and hormone levels checked ..there will be no indication of marijuana. The only way marijuana can be detected is through a urine or blood test specifically looking for that result drug...the dipstick test of urine is not very reliable as there can be false positives but there are urine tests that are very sensitive. The real danger of pot smoking seems to be more psychological rather than physical ...it may rob you of ambition and at your age you want your brain to continue to expand and grow...I hope you stay well and respect your health
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Marijuana is usually checked for by a technique called thin layer chromatography sampled from urine. If a positive test is found on screening a more detailed urine test is done by liquid or gas chromatography. If the physician is performing blood tests hormone, thyroid panel marijuana is not something that is tested for in blood.