At the doctor's office in Spanish

At the doctor’s office in Spanish

At the doctor’s office in Spanish, conversation and vocabulary

Do you need to go to the doctor’s office? In this post we are going to learn and practice how to express, and understand at the doctor’s office in Spanish. We will see a conversation betwen doctor and patient, Spanish vocabulary related to illnesses and symptoms and interactive exercises. Happy learning!!

At the doctor's office
  • The doctor’s office: La consulta del médico
  • Médico/a: Doctor
  • Paciente: Patient
  • La consulta del médico : The doctor’s office
  • ¿Qué le pasa?: What is wrong (formal)
  • ¿Qué te pasa? : What is wrong (friendly)
  • No estoy bien: I don’t feel well
  • Vamos a ver: Let’s see
  • Respira profundamente: Breathe deeply
  • Abre la boca: Open the mouth
  • Saca la lengua y di aaah: Stick out your tongue and say “ahhh.” 
  • No es nada grave: It isn’t serious
  • estás resfriado: You have a cold
  • Tiene que tomar estas pastillas: You have to take these tablets
  • Tiene que tomar este jarabe: You have to take this syrup
  • Debes descansar: You should rest
  • Cuídate: Take it easy

Ilnesses and symptoms vocabulary in Spanish

Illnesses and symptoms
At the doctor's office in Spanish
  • Síntomas: Symptoms
  • Enfermedad: Ilness
  • Tengo fiebre: I have fever / a temperature
  • Tengo tos: I have a cough
  • Tengo nauseas: I feel nauseous
  • Tengo dolor de cabeza: I have a headache
  • Tengo dolor de garganta: I have a sorethroat
  • Me duele la espalda: My back hurts
  • Me duele el estómago: My stomach hurts

Illnesses and symptoms in Spanish
At the doctor's office
  • Estoy enfermo/-a: I am ill /sick
  • Estoy constipado/-a, resfriado/-a: I have a cold
  • Estoy estreñido/-a: I am constipated
  • Estoy mareado/-a: I feel dizzy / sick
  • Me duelen los oidos: My ears hurt
  • Me duelen los pies: My feet hurt
  • Me duelen las muelas: My back teeth hurt

Now that you know how to manage at the doctor’s office in Spanish practice that you have learned…

Muy bien !! Do you want to know more about how to express pain in Spanish? have a look to my post: How to express pain in Spanish.

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