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can a doctor ask you to take a drug test based on their personal feelings.

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Answered on Feb 15th, 2017 at 7:15 AM

A doctors personal feelings is called "the practice of medicine" and yes. If they suspect you are an addict or involvedin drug seeking behavior as a clinical judgment call - you can either agree (whcih shouldn't be a problem if your honest and truthful) or find another doctor that isn't as diligent  - though this suggests that you ARE an addict and thats rarely a proper move for health reasons. 

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