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Drug addiction, initial stages, blood test to detect quantity of drugs consumed

My son has got addicted to drugs . But He is in initial stage only. I want to know if there is any blood test which can detect when did he last took the drug and how much. Actually he himself called me to his hostel n told me that he took it 2 months before and want to get rid of it. But I have felt he has developed a habit of lying so I don t trust that he has not taken it for the last 2 months I want to know the address of good psychologist and counselor in XXXXXX
Asked On : Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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This is a serious concern to be addressed with great care. It is also important that the boy does not stay away in a hostel. There is no way to test how many days back one has taken drugs. Other than the patient has taken it within the last couple of days it will not show up in the blood stream. Instead of a psychologist the boy needs love and care at home. If the situation seems worse then u need to get him to a Rehab where he would be monitored. Please be careful in choosing a Rehab facility as most of them are commercial.
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