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does nicotine show up in a blood test

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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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 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Chantix won't show.: Chantix is an entirely different chemical that is prescribed to aid in smoking or tobacco use cessation. The chemicals nicotine and the metabolite of ... Read More
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Continine test: Hi, if you are past the smoking stage on chantix and have been off nicotine for a couple weeks, then your nicotine test should be negative. Chantix co ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Asked & answered. You only get the test results you ask for. There is no all in one test.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: The tests for thyroid and nicotine are very different and testing for one does not tell you anything about the other. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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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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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: Not unless they are specifically looking for thc as well.
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A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: We test for nicotine only if there's a reason. If you're in a smoking cessation program, you'll be notified before you're blood-tested. Routine first- ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
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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