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Hospital/Doctor’s Visit Vocab/Phrases
Role Play Dialogue A = Doctor / B= Patient A: Hi. Come on in and have a seat. Now what seems to be the problem? B: I have a(n)________ A: How long have you had it? B: It’s been about_________. A: Are you taking anything for it? B: Yes. I’ve taken____________,but it doesn’t seem to be helping. */ No, I haven’t. A: I see. Are you allergic to any medications? B: Not that I know of. / *Yes. I’m allergic to_________ A: I’m going to give you a prescription for___________. I want you to take it______________times a day. */ I recommend that you_____________. Make an appointment to see me next week if it doesn’t get better over the next few days.
Important Phrases: I have a(n)___________ (headache, cold, sore throat, fever, migraine, earache, etc.) I have a pain in my__________(stomach, intestines, side, abdomen, etc.) My__________hurts. I hurt my__________ It’s a dull pain (not sharp or sudden; a slow, steady ache) It’s a sharp pain (very painful at one point, then not so painful at another point, then painful again) My________is numb/tingly I have been vomiting/throwing-up I am having________(chest pains, heartburn/indigestion, stomach cramps)
Symptoms: (what is wrong with you; what you are experiencing; pain that you have, and where) Rash= red spots or red itching areas on the skin; usually comes from an allergy or illness Fever= a high temperature over 99 degrees Fahrenheit. Diarrhea= runny, liquid feces (poop) Constipation= When you cannot go # 2 (cannot release feces) Runny nose= when your nose keeps dripping stuff/mucus Stuffy nose= when you can’t breathe through your nose; too much mucus in the nose; restricted nasal passages Cramp= tightening of the muscles that causes pain Toothache= a hurt/painful tooth Earache= an ear that hurts. Broken arm/leg/tooth/toe= a broken bone in a body part Migraine= a very painful headache, usually over one eye, sometimes with a upset stomach, and the eyes are sensitive to light Headache= a pain in your head/brain area Allergic Reaction= an allergy to certain kinds of food, pollen, hay, or medicine; usually in the form of a rash, or swelling/large body parts Vomiting/throwing-up/barfing Upset stomach/Nausea= a feeling like you are going to vomit/throw-up Sore throat= Pain in the throat; it hurts when you swallow Cold= usually a sore throat, a cough, a stuffy or runny nose, and an achy body, with low energy Flu= Usually vomiting, achy body, and a high fever Fast heart rate= when your heart beats very fast Chest pains= pains in the chest/heart area Heartburn/Indigestion= when stomach acid rises into the esophagus and produces a burning feeling in the chest area Stomach cramp= painful cramps in the stomach/intestines
Know Your Health History!!! 1.) Allergies to medicines? 2.) Heart problems? 3.) Diabetes? 4.) Past surgeries? 5.) Are pregnant? 6.) High blood pressure? 7.) History of cancer for you and in your family? 8.) History of stroke/heart attacks for you and in your family? 9.) List of medicines you are currently taking 10.) Insurance coverage –who is the insurance company? –who is insured? –is there a co-pay? –insurance ID number? –the insurance card will have this information on it