Doctor: Good morning, Mr Morgan!
Man: Good morning!
Doctor: How do you feel, Mr Morgan?
Man: Not very well.
Doctor: What’s your problem? What can I do for you?
Man: I have a terrible headache. I’m coughing and my nose is running.
Doctor: Do you have a fever?
Man: No, fortunately I don’t have a fever but sometimes I feel a bit dizzy.
Doctor: I see. Get undressed, please. I have to examine you.
Man: All right.
Doctor: Well, I don’t see anything serious, but I think you should stay at home for a few days. You shouldn’t go to work. You should drink a lot of hot tea, but you shouldn’t drink any cold drinks. If you feel worse, come back.
Man: Thank you. Do I have to take any medicine?
Doctor: Yes, you have to take these pills three times a day always before your meals.
Man: All right. Thank you very much. Bye!
How do you feel? – Come ti senti?
Not very well. – Non molto bene.
I feel ill./I feel sick. – Mi sento malato./ Mi sento male.
What’s your problem? – Cosa avete?
What can I do for you? – Cosa posso fare per Lei?
I’m coughing./ My nose is running. – Tossisco./Mi gocciola il naso.
Get undressed! I have to examine you! – Si spogli! Devo visitarla!
All right. – Va bene.
I don’t see anything serious. – Non vedo nulla di grave.
Do I have to take any medicine? – Devo prendere qualche medicina?
Take these pills … times a day before/after your meals. – Prenda queste pillole … volte al giorno prima/dopo i pasti.
to have a … ache – avere un dolore a… …
headache/stomach ache/earache/toothache – mal di testa/mal di stomaco/mal d’orecchie/mal di denti
to have a sore throat – avere la di gola
to have nausea/to have diarrhoea – avere nausea/avere la diarrea
to be constipated – essere costipato
to be/feel sick – stare/sentirsi male
to have a temperature/a fever – avere la febbre
to feel dizzy – avere giramenti di testa
to examine – visitare
serious – grave
to feel worse/better – sentirsi peggio/meglio
to take medicine – prendere una medicina
pill/tablet/painkiller – pillola/compressa/antidolorifico