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how long does meth stay in your system after smoking it

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Depends: Some studies have shown meth in urine up to 9 days after the patient stops using it.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Gelin
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Continue good work: Congratulations on working towards sobriety and away from meth. Work closely with your OB physician about your pregnancy, ask questions about nutriti ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Long term methamphetamine use is associated with significant abnormalities on brain scans, cognitive problems and paranoia, all of which may persist.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
No difference: The difference between the 2 is the speed of the effect on the brain, not in the duration it will last in the urine. The fact that you are asking this ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: It depends on your metabolism, but meth is generally detectable in urine for 1-4 days after use. Urine drug tests are the ones most often used. Meth ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
One use 2-3 days: Depends on how much smoking you were doing for how long, and while weight doesn't matter per se, since thc metabolites accumulate in fat, it does depe ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Which "meth???": Methamphetamine is a short-acting drug, but it has longer acting metabolites which are what are measured in urine. After a single dose, it's half-lif ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Marijuana: If you've only smoked 1 marijuana cigarette ever, thc remains detectable in urine for 5-8 days. The length of time increases the more frequently you ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: On how much you have smoked over how long. Count on a month.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
About a day: But effects can linger much longer because Dopamine may be depleted by repeated use, hence the "crash".
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: All traces of heroin are generally gone from a user’s bloodstream within six hours. Additionally, the drug is present in saliva and urine for up to tw ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Meth detectable in poop: But read this from a website i found, :i used to work in a medical foster home for drug-affected babies who were taken at birth by the state. Most of ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shane Russell-Jenkins
20 years experience Psychiatry
A while.: If you are asking how long it will show up in a drug screen, the answer is several days. But, more importantly, methamphetamine causes damage, that is ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
For several: months after stopping. IIt is stored and slowly released from fat stores in body
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
No pretty gum: Trace amounts of nicotine can be detected in blood and urine for several hours, but it should be gone by 48 hours. However, if you are being tested fo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
3-4 days: A single cigarette will give a positive urine cotinine for 1-2 days, regular smokers generally 3-4 and rarely 5 days, and blood tests can detect it fo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Bone
16 years experience Psychiatry
48-72 hours: Typically 48-72 hours. If use is extremely heavy and chronic, maybe up to 96 hours.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
A month: At least one month before you should stop smoking. Nicotine leaves system fairly quickly that's why you want another cigarette.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol in body: It depends on genetic predisposition. Some people has enormous amount of enzymes to digest alcohol rapidly and not get drunk with +++ beers while othe ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Marijuana in Body: The active ingredient in marijuana is THC. The half-life (meaning how long it takes for 1/2 of it to "disappear") is about 20 hours. It can settle in ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
55 years experience Addiction Medicine
Marijuana toxicolgy: In regular users it can be present up to 6 weeks. Quantitative testing will show decreasing concentrations.
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A member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: The half life is 4.5 hours. Based on that it should be out of your system in 18 hours.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cannabis: Single use marijuana may be found in blood for 12 to 24 hours. Regular use marijuana may be found in blood for 2 to 7 days. Single use marijuana might ... Read More
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