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How long would nicotine stays in you body?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
2 hrs: Mostly in 2 hrs although the inactive breakdown products may linger longer.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

How long would nicotine stay in your body after one puff?

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Dr. Ralph White
50 years experience
Probably one day whi: Probably one day, which is a guess (24 hrs.) it's half life is 2 hrs, and it is metabolized by the liver and excreted by the kidneys into the urine. In a heavy smoker there be a higher plasma nicotine concentration and it may take 2 days. This is an educated guess.
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