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For an infrequent smoker/chewer, how long does it take until there would only be traces of it in your system?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: Soon.

Nicotine is detectable soon after use, and can be detected through its metabolites ( break down chemicals in the body) for up to two weeks after last use.

In brief: Soon.

Nicotine is detectable soon after use, and can be detected through its metabolites ( break down chemicals in the body) for up to two weeks after last use.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: A few days

The chemicals in the tobacco products are gone from your system in just a few days, but the body will take up to two months to repair the damage that has been done to the pulmonary system to a point where it will not affect your anesthetic.

In brief: A few days

The chemicals in the tobacco products are gone from your system in just a few days, but the body will take up to two months to repair the damage that has been done to the pulmonary system to a point where it will not affect your anesthetic.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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