Red Sox power to World Series victory over Dodgers, take Game 1

first_imgPreviousLos Angeles Dodgers’ Manny Machado hits an RBI fielders choice to score Brian Dozier during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson fails to catch a hit by Boston’s Andrew Benintendi (not pictured) during the seventh inning of Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Fenway Park in Boston. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)Dodgers …last_img read more

San Jose Sharks: Injury updates on Marcus Sorensen, Radim Simek

first_imgSAN JOSE — Marcus Sorensen may be ready to rejoin the lineup when the Sharks, looking for their third straight win, host the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday.Sorensen, who has missed the last three games with an upper body injury, was a full participant in Tuesday’s practice as he skated on the Sharks’ third line with Joe Thornton and Barclay Goodrow.“Took a good step. It’s all about how you react to things the next day,” Sharks coach Pete DeBoer said. “So, not prepared to pencil him in yet, …last_img read more

Ileostomy- what to ask your doctor

first_imgDefinitionYou have had an operation to create an ileostomy or colostomy. Your ileostomy or colostomy changes the way your body gets rid of waste (stool, feces, or ?poop?).You now have an opening in your belly called a stoma. Waste will pass through the stoma into a pouch that collects it. You will need to take care of your stoma and empty the pouch.Below are some questions you may want to ask your doctor or nurse to help you take care of your ileostomy or colostomy.Alternate NamesOstomy – what to ask your doctor; What to ask your doctor about ileostomy or colostomy; Colostomy – what to ask your doctorQuestionsWill I be able to wear the same clothes as before?What will the stool look like that comes from the ileostomy or colostomy? How many times a day will I need to empty it? Should I expect an odor or smell?Will I be able to travel?How do I change the pouch?How often do I need to change the pouch?What supplies do I need, and where can I get them? How much do they cost?What is the best way to empty the pouch?How do I clean the bag afterward?Can I take showers? Can I take a bath? Do I need to wear the pouch when I bathe?Can I still play sports? Can I go back to work?Do I need to change the medicines I am taking? Will birth control pills still work?advertisementWhat changes do I need to make in my diet?What can I do if my stools are too loose? Are there foods that will make my stools more firm?What can I do if my stools are too hard? Are there foods that will make my stools looser or more watery? Do I need to drink more liquids?What should I do if nothing is coming out of the stoma into the pouch?How long is too long?Are there foods that may cause blockage of the stoma or opening?How can I change my diet to prevent this problem?What should my stoma look like when it is healthy?How should I care for the stoma every day? How often should I clean it? What types of tape, creams, or paste can I use on the stoma?Does insurance cover the cost of ostomy supplies?What should I do if there is bleeding from the stoma, if it appears red or swollen, or if there is a sore on the stoma?When should I call the doctor?Review Date:1/16/2013Reviewed By:George F. Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.last_img read more