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How soon can you drink coffee after having heart valve surgery?

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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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 caffeinated products however.

In brief: 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 caffeinated products however.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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 (usually temporary), which can delay coffee for a bit.

In brief: 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 (usually temporary), which can delay coffee for a bit.
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
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In brief: Soon

Up to surgeon and team. When taking oral feedings would likely include if desired.

In brief: Soon

Up to surgeon and team. When taking oral feedings would likely include if desired.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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