HEALTH AND ILLNESS 1. Health problems I have a cough, sore

1. Health problems
I have a cough, sore throat, runny nose, stuffy nose, headache, earache, toothache,
backache, temperature, fever, sore thoroat, sunburn…
I have a flu, tonsilitis, measles, chickenpox, mumps, diarrhoea … I vomit/throw up.
We are/can be vaccinated against mumps …
I am allergic to pollen, hay, feathers …
I have a cold. Jsem nachlazený. (a bad/terrible cold)
I am cold. Je mi zima.
I feel ill. Cítím se nemocný. X
I feel well/healthy/fit. Cítím se zdravý.
zdravý jako ryba → as fit as a fiddle
I feel sick. Je mi špatně (od žaludku nebo celkově se necítím dobře)
fall ill, get better, recover/get well
2. Talking about health problems
Poor you. How awful!
I’m sorry to hear that.
I hope you get well/feel better soon.
Why don’t you go home.
I think, you should go to a dentist. You shouldn’t go to work.
If I were you, I would go to a general practitioner.
3. At the chemist’s
Have you got something for sunburn?
What have you got for a headache?
How many tablets should I take?
How often should I take the pills?
How much cream should I use?
You can try this cream. It’s very good.
remedies: cream, drops, syrup, pills, tablets, painkillers, vitamins
4. Making an appointment
I would like to make an appiontment.
When would you like?
I would like to come on Monday next week. Is it possible?
Let me confirm that.
You are going to come/can come on Monday 24th June at 10 a.m.
Is that correct/right?
5. At the doctor’s
see a doctor – navštívit doktora (I am going to see a doctor this afternoon.)
What’s the matter?
I’ll give you a perscribtion for some tablets. Take two tablets twice a day.
Just stay in bed and take it easy.
Go home and rest/have a rest.
Don’t work hard.