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Can medical problems influence a breath test ?
The Breathalyzer and Acid Reflux
People suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have an increased risk of getting a false-positive result above the legal limit on a breath-alcohol test. Even if only a very small amount of alcohol is consumed, many GERD patients have tested above the legal limit of 0.08, placing them in danger of a DWI conviction.
Because of all the above factors it is essential that you contact a DWI defense lawyer if you are ever arrested for drunk driving.
I had smoked a ciggerets right before because he told me to put it out
And used hairspray earlier
Also I have pkd
And have had a history of high keytones
Also I have acid reflux
Take medication pertini
And take meds for anxiety
You've answered your own question. You should contact a criminal defense attorney to discuss the specifics of your case.
I was arrested for my 1st offense OWI in Iowa over the weekend. I was initially pulled over for my license plate light was out. I tested .155 on the breath test, but also demanded an independant blood test at my own expense. My blood sample was just thrown in with all my other personal belongings when I was put in the jail cell. It was not refridgerated. I guess I don't know what the proper procedure is for my blood sample, but I don't think it was handled right. Do I have any chance of getting this reduced or thrown out ? If I am convicted of the OWI, I will lose my job, home and be probably bankrupt ?
Unfortunately, not refrigerating the blood sample for hours or even days following the blood draw generally does not...
What would be the best thing to do? Should we fight it?
We got pulled over for a busted headlight the cop comes up to our car says he smells marijuana and we should just give it to him all we had on us was paraphernalia so we did. Told me and my husband to get out of the car they make him do 3-4 sobriety test and even a breathalyzer which came out to be 00.0 and said well your showing signs of being under the influence so we're going to take you in tonight.
You should talk to an Iowa criminal defense lawyer.
Statute of Limitations on DUI in Iowa no arrest or charge
August 2015, vehicle accident. taken to Hospital and was treated for injuries. while there State patrolman attempted to ask questions and get me to blow in hand held device. I was drugged and unable too. he asked for blood test and I refused. I was not even or barely awake.
I know my license has been revoked and they did not take my license from me.
I have not driven since and wonder now what to do if anything? Also, nothing shows up on my online court records.
The statute of limitations is 3 years. My guess is that if they haven't done it after this long, they probably aren't...