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Elevated nicotine in blood post quitting smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   Good afternoon doctor
Doctor :   pl proceed
User :   HI i have to take insurance policy and got my medical and blood shows elevated nicotine in report.
Doctor :   elevated nicotine??
Doctor :   or sum thing else
User :   my query is i left smoking before 5-6 years and how can still it shows nicotine in blood. presently i dont have any habit
User :   i dont smoke..i just take tea
Doctor :   but y did u go for that test
User :   last week
Doctor :   its not a normal test
Doctor :   neither its a basic one
User :   it was blood and urine test for insurance policy
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   well the level of nicotine has nothing to do in the normal ppl
Doctor :   it might increase in heavy smokers
User :   but because of nicotine in blood my insurance premium has increased by 150%
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   we advice u to undertake the same test in some good labs
Doctor :   to cross check the details
User :   ok.
User :   but is there chance of nicotine in my blood? when i dont smoke and left it 5-6 years back?
Doctor :   if its normal u can claim for the lesser amnt
Doctor :   there can be error

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