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My son was in the ER this past week with a sore neck and bad headaches....they run blood test and his withe blood count came back as 2.5.... they also ran a urine test and it cam back that he had my different drugs in him like weed, sleeping pills, anxiety pills and son was very scared as he looked at me and said mom I don't do drugs...I then asked for them to retest him and everything came back negative but we felt as though the doctors disregarded why we were there and no one did anything about the low white blood count...and why did the hospital do a drug test to begin with? don't they have to let us know that they are testing for that.
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replied February 19th, 2010
Unless there was a lab error or your son really does use these drugs, I do not have an explanation for the results of his initial drug test.

As I was not involved in his care, I also cannot speculate as to why the doctors there ordered a drug test in the first place.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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