Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Vocabulario de Salud y de SINTOMAS en INGLES – English Health vocabulary

Lista de vocabulario y terminos relacionados con la SALUD– Health related vocabulary TERMS – LECCION 16 VOCABULARIO / Vocabulary

Today we are going to learn vocabulary related to our health. We are going to learn expressions to describe how we feel. It is important to practice and repeat the phrases.

Hoy tenemos vocabulario relacionado a nuestra salud. Despues de esta lección de vocabulario podremos decir como nos sentimos y descrbir los síntomas que tenemos.

We have different ways of saying that we don’t feel well or expressing pain. Let’s have a look at some options:

Expressing Symptoms

  • We use the “-ache” with (backache, earache, headache, stomachache, and toothache)

- I have a backache / headache / (an) earache / stomachache / toothache 

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  • For other body parts we can use the adjective sore which means painful to the touch or tender.

– I have a sore back / My back is sore / I have a sore throat

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  • Hurt is a verb. It means to cause physical damage or pain.

–  My back hurts / My arm hurts / My elbow hurts >

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Other body parts symptoms

Nose - I have allergies.
I’m sneezing a lot. (Sneeze: estornudar)

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Throat (garganta)
– I have a sore throat
– I have a cough.

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Skin
– I have a rash (sarpullido)

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Chest
– I have a chest pain (pain: dolor)

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Foot/leg/ankle (pie/pierna/tobillo)
– I sprained my ankle. (Sprain: to injure by a sudden twisting ligaments / torcer)

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Other health related vocabulary

English

Spanish

acheDolor
coldResfriado
coughTos / toser
fluLa gripe
heart attackAtaque al corazón
infectionInfección
paindolor

Health and Healthcare – Minor Injuries

bruiseMoreton / contusionar (sustantivo/verbo)
cutCortarse
woundHerida/herir (sustantivo/verbo)

Health and Healthcare – Treatment

bandageBendaje
check-upCheque medico
dose (of medicine)Dosis
drugsMedicina
injectionInyeccíon
give some an injectionAplicar inyección
medicineMedicina
take medicineTomar medicina
operationOperación
pain-killerAnalgésico
pillPastille
tabletTablet
tranquilizerTranquilizante

Health and Healthcare – People

dentistDentist
doctorDoctor
general practitionerOtro término para los médicos
midwifePartera
nurseEnfermera
patientPaciente
specialistEspecialista
surgeonCirujano

Health and Healthcare – Places

hospitalHospital
surgeryCirujia
waiting roomSala de espera

Health and Healthcare – Verbs

Catch (a cold)Cojer (un resfriado)
cureCurarse
healSanarse
hurtHerir/lastimar/doler
injureHerir
operate onOperar
prescribeResetar
prescriptionReseta
treatTartar
treatmenttratamiento

Health and Healthcare – Adjectives

fitEstar en forma
sickEnfermo
feel sickSentirse enfermo
be sickEstar enfermo
vomitVomitar
healthySaludable
painfuldoloroso
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5 Responses to “Vocabulario de Salud y de SINTOMAS en INGLES – English Health vocabulary”

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  2. ELVIRA says:

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  5. jonc says:

    HI,TEACHER CARLOS ,HAPPY FATHER DAY,(in mexico its celbrate,jun20)

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