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How Long Does Nicotine Stay In Your Hair
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 for about the same time. Oral swabs may detect if for a bit longer, up to 7-10 days, and it can be found in hair drug testing for months, depending on the length of hair chosen. ...Read more
Depends on use.: It depends on how often you use it. If you used it only once it can be detected by blood for 12-24 hours while it is detected in urine from 1-7 days. With regular use it can be detected in blood for 2-7 days and in urine anywhere from 1-100 days even if a heavy user. Age, height, weight, metabolism all are considered factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: I am not sure about meth, but in general drugs can be detected in nails for a few months - longer in slower growing nails like toenails. On a different note, if you have an addiction problem, please seek help for same asap rather than worrying about how to get a clean drug test. Life is too short to live as a slave to any substance. ...Read more
Up to weeks: The stuff also enters fat cells and may stay detectable for a long time especially if you're burning fat. One of the ironies of mandatory drug testing is that drug-users know marijuana stays detectable longer than the far more dangerous illegal drugs, so on friday night people decide to use intoxicants that are far more likely to do harm. Why not be "high on life" for now? ...Read more
Variable, but the: Companies that manufacture the tests say that saliva can remain positive for 7-10 days, whereas blood and urine tests are generally negative within 3-5 days. Nicotine per se stays only for a few minutes, and is metabolized to cotinine, an inactive metabolite, which is what is generally tested for. Thats why people smoke 20-30 puffs for each cigarette, and smoke 20 or more cigarettes per day. ...Read more
Depends..: Chronic use may show positive results for months. It depends also on the length/amount of hair tested and the nature of the test being used. Check this link for more details. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2274831/. ...Read more
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 for nicotine, there is a metabolite of nicotine, called cotinine, which can be detected in blood or urine for as long as 7 to 10 days after your last exposure to nicotine. ...Read more
Cocaethylene: It depends on how much is present in the blood and route of administration of cocaine. It's half life is 3-5 times longer than cocaine which makes it attractive to drug abusers for a longer high, but also has an 18-25 fold increased risk of immediate death over cocaine use alone. Never recommended. VERY TOXIC!! ...Read more
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