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how long does it take tobacco to leave your system

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Nicotine: Nicotine metabolizes quickly in the body. Usually within 8 hours, also it depends on the amount someone smokes. The effects of smoking like if someone ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Nicotine effects: Phsyical nicotine withdrawl is complete usually 72 hrs or so from stopping. But blood tests can still detect evidence of smoking 7 to 10 days later. U ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
...With tobacco?!!: Don't waste your time, money, or health--liver "detoxing" is snake oil! if you indeed have a liver disease, see a specialist who can help design appr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Look for a different cause. It would be shame to miss hemochromatosis, Wilson's, viral or immune hepatitis, or one of the other bad ones because someb ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lindquist
28 years experience Pediatrics
Vaping is unknown: The issue with vaporizing (tobacco or marijuana) is the unknown of the ingredients. These are not regulated solutions and have a lot of variability i ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Other possibilities: Because your pain is in the area of the liver, it still may have another source. The right kidney is behind, the large intestine is in front. The pa ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Kudler
29 years experience Internal Medicine
About a day: Nicotine lasts for something north of two hours, but there are breakdown products that can still be measured in blood and urine for about a day. Howev ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
One month: Usually one month if done by urine or blood testing which are the most common ones. With hair sample it may be many months.
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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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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2-3 days: Nicotine is a short-acting drug, and is usually metabolized into cotinine which lasts for up to 72 hours. If you give it one week, your test should b ... Read More
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Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Drug metabolism: The same drug levels obtained via smokeless or smoking would be metabolized by the body at a similar rate. Differences in absorption and thus dosage m ... Read More
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