I feel unwell.

Je ne me sens pas bien.

I feel ill.

Je me sens malade.

I have a headache.

J'ai mal à la tête.

I have stomach ache.

J'ai mal au ventre.

Can you give me something for the pain?

Pouvez-vous me donner un analgésique?

I have a temperature.

J'ai de la fièvre.

I feel dizzy.

La tête me tourne.

I have been sick.

Je viens de vomir.

I've been stung by a bee/wasp.

J'ai été piqué(e) par une abeille/guêpe.

She's allergic to...

Elle a une allergie contre...

His thumb is swollen.

Il a la pouce enflée.

I have toothache.

J'ai mal au dents.

It is not serious.

Ce n'est pas grave.


What's the matter?

Qu'est-ce qu'il y a?

Here is a prescription for some tabets.

Voici une ordonnance pour des comprimés.

Take one, three times a day, after each meal.

Prenez un cachet trois fois par jour après chaque repas.

Is this the first time this has happened?

C'est la première fois que ceci vous est arrivé?

I advise you to go to hospital.

Je vous conseille d'aller à l'hôpital.

The chemist's opens at 8am.

La pharmacie ouvre à huit heures.


I would like some plasters, please.

Je voudraisdu sparadrap, s'il vous plaît.

Do you have anything for a cold?

Avez-vous quelque chose contre un rhume?

I need some tissues.

J'ai besoin de mouchoirs en papier.

Can you recommend an insect repellant?

Pouvez-vous me conseiller une crème anti-insecte?

My friend has sunburn.

Mon ami a pris un coup de soleil.

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