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How soon can you drink coffee after having heart valve surgery

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Soon: Usually you can drink coffee as early as you can eat or drink anything else. If you have arrhythmias post-operatively, we recommend not drinking caff ... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Soon: Up to surgeon and team. When taking oral feedings would likely include if desired.
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
23 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Usually, very soon: Usually, once you are able to to take thin liquids, which for most people is the next day after surgery. Sometimes patients have problems swallowing ( ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Several: Natural after trauma or surgery to maintain fluid volume. Heart failure kidney issues valve issues heart lung machine and volume load.
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
23 years experience Thoracic Surgery
It depends: The lungs can retain fluid because the pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs is high. This can be because of volume overload - too much fluid in ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Light flash s/p AVR: May have had mild ischemia to ophthalmic artery/eye during surgery or it could be that tie flash /floater just happened at the same time and is unr ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Not many: Depends on which valve, how bad, leaking or stenotic aha class other risks for anti coagulation currently some aortic valve disease is being att ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Type and cross: Most modern valve surgery won't require a blood transfusion, but you will, no doubt, be typed and crossed prior to surgery. Fear not!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Not a problem: The blood bank will be ready for you.
A member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This question cannot: be answered over the internet because it is a complex issue. It depends on the valve, the nature of the valvular abnormality, your general health the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Varies: It will vary, of course, depending on what's being done and the health of patient. Risks include: bleeding, infection, rhythms disorders, blood clots, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
19 years experience Family Medicine
Eval: If the heart was accessed in any way through the groin, then it is possible to have soreness, but usually in heart valve surgery groin access is not n ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jin Packard
7 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually not - cause?: Valve surgery is a long-term solution to a serious problem , usually no way to achieve similar effect/result without surgery. You can refuse consent, ... Read More
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