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Can blood test detect nicotine

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Normal blood test: No you have to ask for a nicotine or specific test. But not certain what you mean by a "normal" blood test.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Specific testing: Tests that are specific for cotinine can pick up on the nicotine that you vape and that from the supplemental 6 mg of nicotine. However, it isn't a r... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Addiction Medicine 51 years experience
Yes: If they are specifically testing for it. Cotinine, the main metabolite of nicotine, is generally tested for in urine, where it is present in larger a... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Three days: Nicotine can be detected in your system from anywhere between three days to several months. It depends upon how much you smoke, how long you've smoked... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Cotinine: “When someone stops using tobacco and nicotine products, it can take more than two weeks for the blood level of cotinine to drop to the level that a n... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Addiction Medicine 51 years experience
Depends when test: I s done. If done within a few minutes or perhaps an hour of that puff, it might show up. If done many hours or days later, it should not. Most tes... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Addiction Medicine 51 years experience
Impossible to say: First, am not sure anybody is doing blood tests for nicotine or cotinine, because neither stays in blood more than a few hours. Urine testing is the g... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 51 years experience
No way to know: What you mean. The method by which you smoke, whether cigarette, pipe, cigar or a hookah does not change the amount of nicotine you take in. Unless ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 51 years experience
If you are being: Tested, and you know you are being tested, then why would you smoke a cigarette? Most insurance companies and others who test for nicotine use urine ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Likely: Six days should be enough to pass the test. If you can make it 6 days without smoking do not ever do it again. For good health - Have a diet rich in f... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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42 years experience
No: Not unless they are specifically looking for thc as well.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
No it will not: The hookah pens without nicotine does not contain any drug and just perfumed smoke and any blood test you have will not show in your blood test.
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