How Long Does It Take for Carbon Monoxide to Leave the Body after a Cigarette?


It takes 12 hours for carbon monoxide to leave the body after a cigarette. This is true if you donÕt smoke another cigarette during the 12 hours. The noticeable changes begin at least 20 minutes after your last cigarette.
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Clogs and kills the tiny air sacs in the lungs.
Once removed from the source of carbon monoxide,
The body looks dead. However, if you were to examine the blood it may be bright red, a cherry color.
The time it take for CO to leave the body after they stop smoking varies from person to person, but on average it takes approximately 3 hours. Source(s) The American Heart Association
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