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How does one "cheat" on a nail bed drug test?

Asked by JustJessica (4054 points ) March 27th, 2011

I have a friend who is in the midst of an ugly custody battle with her ex husband, he is an avid drug abuser and she plans on bringing this up in court and would like for him to be tested. I know it’s SUPER easy to pass a urine test when your actually positive and I’ve even heard of people fooling a hair follicle test. I’m wondering if cheating a nail bed drug test is possible?... We are trying to find the most accurate/hard to fool test. Any info anyone has on the subject would be great. Thank you ahead of time as I know my fellow jellies are going to be of great help!

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creative1's avatar

The judge can order it to be done that moment at the court house, I know being a foster parent and having a child that the bio parent is drug addicted they are able to do spot drug screens right there. Where they can collect the specimen without giving your ex time to do anything to prepare for the drug test.

JustJessica's avatar

@creative1 I’m hoping that’s what they will do. If done that way she can save a ton of money, because the nail drug test is the most expensive, even though she is willing to spend whatever she need to, to prove he is abusing drugs.

faye's avatar

The drugs are in the hair strand, no one could fool that if the tester plucked the hair. Blood tested would also be impossible to fool, except for that doctor in Canada who surgically inserted a vial of someoone else’s bllod in his arm!!

jca's avatar

I think the court would most likely pay for the test, and therefore, would use the test they most often use (probably a urine test). Whether or not they collect the sample in the courthouse or elsewhere would influence the outcome. I have seen people get court-ordered to go somewhere to give urine and just not show up (and it’s always up to the judge to decide whether or not the excuse the person provides is acceptable – get a lenient judge, the person gets away with it, even though it’s unbelievable).

JustJessica's avatar

The defendant is actually the one that ends up paying for the test when it’s positive. Now if it were to some reason come out negative (which I have no doubt it will if they give him time to prepare for it) the plaintiff would be responsible for payment . Gosh the judges should know by now people on drugs will go to ANY lengths to hide it from the court.

TheLadyEve's avatar

I think the nail test is done on the actual nail, not the nail bed. That would hurt so badly!

trailsillustrated's avatar

you can’t cheat, simple. The only test you can reliably cheat on is a piss test.

Labad923's avatar

Are you certain there is no way to pass this test? I recently have gotten Emergency Custody of my child because I recieved pictures and documentation of my sons father abusing drugs. But the court has given him 10 days notification. and he is very sneaky. I got custody April 1st and they set court for April 10, so he has 10 days to prepare for drug test. I know with 100pct certainty that he is doing Meth, Marijuana, Mollys, (whatever that is) and Xanax, can he cheat this drug test???

ataylor611's avatar

Yes it can be cheated easily. My husband had his ex do one but we paid extra for the interrogation and she admitted to using a few weeks prior. So the test was a false negative. After her and her friend had a big blow up the friend admitted to us about helping her and what she di. They died her hair one day. The next day they used a combo or Neutrogena tgel and something else and soaked her hair in it for hours while smoking a joint. After another year we finally got some dirty drug tests and got the kids. Have gone back to court many times for years of dirty tests and finally got where she was on supervised visits only and we had full custody. Just last week sadly she passed I months worth after admitting to us months back a friend taught her how to cheat the urine tests. Our judge is an idiot and refused to do his job or look at any of our texts or evidence, which he has been in trouble for in the past. Now they are back to half custody with her and it’s eating me alive. The legal system is fucked, especially when it comes to men. There are many drug addict mothers now that are putting the kids in danger and getting away with it. I could write all day the things my kids endured and it would make you cry. Yes I consider them my kids considering she has been absent basically for the past basically 6 years and I their step mother have been raising them.

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