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One to 9 months after quitting, coughing, sinus congestion, fatigue, and shortness of breath decrease; cilia regain normal function in the lungs, increasing the ability to handle mucus, clean the lungs, and reduce infection.

Source:  American Cancer Society. (1999) Quitting Smoking. Atlanta, GA.


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In general, a regular smoker will have nicotine or its metabolite (cotinine) present in the body for about 3 to 4 days.
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