There is no way to determine how long alcohol remains detectable on the breath. Smelling the breath is not a reliable indicator of the level of alcohol in the system, according to law enforcement findings. More »

The EtG test can detect alcohol in urine up to 3 days or longer after heavy alcohol consumption. If only a few drinks were ingested, then this test can detect alcohol in urine for up to 2 days, according to the Medical U... More »

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The human body breaks down alcohol at the average rate of about 0.6 fluid ounces of pure alcohol per hour, says the National Health Service. This rate varies due to a variety of factors including age, weight and sex. More »

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The HGB blood test is often ordered as a check of overall health or during the diagnostic process if a patient complains of shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness or fatigue, according to Mayo Clinic. In addition, the ... More »

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A dry mouth can be caused by a variety of factors that include medication side effects, dehydration and medical conditions such as diabetes, with symptoms that include excessive thirst, foul breath and dry throat, explai... More »

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The H. pylori urea breath test detects the presence of H. pylori, a bacteria that causes ulcers in the duodenum and stomach. The test measures the amount of exhaled carbon dioxide in the breath of the patient after swall... More »

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Tips for correctly using a volumetric exerciser include having the patient breathe normally, inhale slowly and hold his breath long enough, states the National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus. A volumetric exerciser k... More »

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