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how long does it take to pass a nicotine test

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Several days: Nicotine is more slowly absorbed and may accumulate a bit more in people who use smokeless tobacco, but in general it will remain detectable as cotini ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
For any type of: surgery, you have to quit smoking regardless, because you at risk of atelectasis, or your lungs (partial or full collapse) post surgically, and it red ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
It : It depends on whether the nicotine test is a urine test, blood test or hair follicle test and how much you smoke. For most people, a urine test takes ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Average - 5 days: An etg test is positive, on average, for five days after intake of alcohol. To be safe, it would be better to avoid alcohol for a week or more, before ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Lortab: If this was a medicine that was prescribed for you, let whoever is testing you know that you have a prescription for it. You will not be penalized for ... Read More
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Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Depends on the hospital and lab. If they have to send it out, may take longer. Should be less than a week
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience Psychiatry
48 to 72 hours: Best is not to use drugs otherwise 24 to 72 hours.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
55 years experience Addiction Medicine
-2-3 days: Methamhetamine should be metabolized in 48-72 hours. Why would your baby be exposed? Stop now.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Blood test: It takes 7-8 days to pass contine test. Good time to explore how and why to quit. Good luck.
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Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
12 years experience Pathology
Weeks to months: Thc is stored in body fat and slowly metabolized, so it builds up in the body with increased use. I'm not familiar with mouth swab testing, however fo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
24-48 hours: nicotine is usually not what is tested for, but its main metabolite cotinine. Nicotine is extremely short-acting - that is why people smoke 20 cigaret ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: On how much you smoke over how many years. Count on a month.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on drug: Different drugs have different clearance rates. See this site for information. http://www.ipassedmydrugtest.com/drug_detection_times.asp
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
2 to 3 days: At least and you might have metabolites for even longer. Depends on a number of factors which are highly variable.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
May be 7-10 days: Its a specialized thyroid test NOT run by "general labs" and usually has to be sent on to a specialized laboratory. It may take up to two weeks. depen ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Urine test: Depending on the circumstances you might not need a urine test or your might need an early morning test or 24 hour urine test. Your doctor will decide ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
15 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV window period : Most people develop HIV antibodies within 2-8 weeks of their infection. The average is 25 days. 97% of people will develop detectable antibodies in th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Depends on type: An HIV test can be done instantly in the doctor's office (results are not as reliable), or it can be done in a regular lab. Usually not more than 2-3 ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable 7-10 days: The half life of nicotine metabolite, cotinine, is, on average 16 hours, but there are many factors affecting the blood level. A safe interval would b ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on the type: Of test. Most routine tests are done in less than four hours and reported soon after. Other tests may take 2-4 weeks.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Drug Testing: First: marijuana will stay in your system for weeks. So all tests may be positive for some time. Urine tests change the longer one is abstinent for ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Tucker
18 years experience Addiction Medicine
Up to 13 days: Some thc metabolites have an elimination half-life of 20 hours. However, some are stored in body fat and have a elimination half-life of 10 to 13 days ... Read More

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