Health and Illnesses

French Health and Illnesses Vocabulary

In this lesson you will learn several words and phrases pertaining to health and illnesses in French. In particular, the lesson focuses on words that you can use when going to the doctor in France. You’ll learn essential phrases pertaining to allergies to medications and describing where you have pain. NOTE: This is an audio lesson. Click on any of the French words, listen, repeat and practice your pronunciation.

la santé healthje suis en bonne santé I am in good health.
je ne suis pas en bonne santé I am not in good health.je me sens bien I feel well
je ne me sens pas bien I don't feel well.je suis malade I am sick.
Je me sens mal à l'aise I don't feel at easeje vais chez le médecin I go to the doctor.
je suis en bonne forme I am well/fitje ne suis pas en bonne forme I am not well/fit
je vais à l'hôpital I go to the hospitalj'ai mal ici I have pain here.
je pense que j'ai une infection I think I have an infection.c'est un peu gonflé It's a bit swollen
j'ai une allergie à ce médicament I'm allergic to this medication.je ne fume pas. I don't smoke
non, je ne bois pas d'alcool No, I don't drink alcohol.j'ai du mal à respirer I'm having a hard time breathing
je ne prends pas de antibiotique I don't take any antibiotics.j'ai de l'asthme I have asthma.
je n'aime pas les injections I don't like injectionsest-ce que c'est infectieux? Is it infectious?
une maladie a sickness/disease/illnessun médicament a medication
la grippe the flu, influenzaje suis enrhumé I have a cold.
une fièvre a feverla diarrhée diarrhea

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