Seeing a doctor Context Useful Words and Expressions Bread and Butter The Best of American Idioms (I) A: Doctor. I have an acne problem, what cause acne? D: Acne is caused when skin pores become clogged with dirt. But other factors such as diet and stress have been linked to acne. A: I’ve have pimples for years. Is there anything I can do to get rid of them? D: Thousands of young people suffer from acne. I can prescribe some medicine that will help you. A: Will this help my oil skin? D: I’ll give you a special facial scrub. A: How long will it take this stuff to work？ D: You should start to see some positive results within a week. A: What if it doesn’t work? D: There are number of things we can try. We can always give you a stronger medication. Be sure to avoid greasy food and alcohol and not to pinch your pimples. A: I will. Thank you , doctor. ( II ) D: Now, what seems to be trouble. M: I’ve been having terrible pain in my stomach and now I feel nausea. D: How long have you had these symptoms? M: Since last night. D: I see. Let’s have a look, shall we? Could you unfasten your shirt? M: Have you been thrown up at all, or have you had runs? D: Both. M: What did you eat yesterday? D: I went to a barbecue with my classmates and drank a lot of beers--- after that, we had pizza, chicken, banana, coke--- D: well, that could be an upset stomach from overeating. I’ll give you some antibiotics. Allergic to any drug? M: No. D: All right. Take this prescription to the pharmacy. The nurse will help you. Take the medicine three times a day and stay in bed for a few days. M: Thank you, sir. Back Case record 病 历 Sick-leave certificate 请假条 Emergency room 急诊室 Waiting room 候诊室 Operating room 手术室 Registration office 挂号处 In-patient department 住院室 Out-patient department 门诊室 Medical department 内 科 Surgical department 外 科 Cramp 抽 筋 Flu (influenza) 流行性感冒 Fracture 骨 折 dizziness 头晕 Insomnia 失 眠 Sore throat 喉咙痛 Itch 痒 Nausea 恶 心 Stomach-ach 胃 痛 Blood test 验 血 To give somebody an injection to 给某人注射 Give somebody an electrocardiograph examination 给某人做心电图 Have an X-ray check up X 光检查 To take one’s blood pressure 量血压 To feel one’s pulse 号脉 To take one’s temperature 量体温 Pill 药 丸 Tablet 药 片 Capsule 胶 囊 Syrup 糖 浆 Back What do you complain of ? 你有什么不舒服？ Do you have any appetite? 胃口怎么样？ I have a mild/bad cold. 我患了轻度/重度感冒？ I have a chill. 我发冷。 My head rolls/swims. 我头晕。 I have a lot of cold sweat and feel shaky. 我出冷汗而且发抖。 Did you have a bowel movement today? 你今天上过厕所了吗？ The fever won’t go away. 烧不会退。 I have loose bowels/the runs. 我拉肚子。 Back I have a stuffed-up nose/my nose is stuffy. 我鼻塞。 I have a runny nose/ my nose keeps running. 我一直流鼻涕。 A slight infection. 有点轻微感染。 Apply this tube of ointment three times a day. 每天擦三次这管药。 Put a plaster on the sore once a day. 把这膏药每日一次敷帖患处。 These tablets are to keep the fever down. 这些药片是退烧的。 This is for oral administration. 这是口服药。 This eye drops may improve your eyesight. 这些药水可以提高你的视力。 This medicine will give you quick-relief. 这些药将迅速消除你的病痛。 Back At the end of one’s rope 忍无可忍；智穷力竭 E.g.: I've take my car to the mechanic for five times this month and it just stopped working again. I’m at the end of my rope. Bite one’s tongue 保持缄默；别胡扯 E.g.: Our new client is so arrogant and insulting. I have to bite my tongue around her. A: Your guest may never leave. B: Bite your tongue. Go off without a hitch (项目或事情)顺利进行 E.g.: I hope my birthday party goes off without a hitch. Sleep a wink. 没合眼 E.g.: I didn’t sleep a wink last night. Hang in there 耐心等待/坚持下去 E.g.: I’ll be over to get you in one hour, so just hang in there. Don’t worry. Our oral English class is almost over. Hang in there another five minutes. Back Thank you for your attending!
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