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giving up smoking

By Anonymous March 3, 2012 - 5:50pm
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how long is the cigarette in your blood before it starts to clear?

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Hi Anonymous,

Thank you for your question and welcome to Empowher. I am an ex-smoker and my doctor explained to me that nicotine stays in the body for about 72 hours. The damage to your lungs could take up to 7 years to heal if the damage can be reversable but that depends on longevity of your smoking. I hope this information helps and good luck on quitting smoking.


March 4, 2012 - 7:26am
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