Trip To The Hospital
Acute enteritis   -   Inflammation of the small intestines

Place: hospital   |   Topic: out-patient

Nǐ nǎr bù shūfu?
Doctor你哪儿不舒服?
How can I help you?

Wǒ tùgèbùtíng, hái fùxiè.
Linda我吐个不停,还腹泻。
I've been vomitting and I have diarrhea.

Zhèyàng chíxù duōjiǔ le?
Doctor这样持续多久了?
How long has it been like this?

Yītiān le.
Linda一天了。
One day.

       Dàifu, zhěnduàn jiéguǒ zěnmeyàng?
Linda大夫,诊断结果怎么样?
What is the diagnosis, doctor?

Shì jíxìng chángyán.
Doctor是急性肠炎。
It's acute enteritis.

Nǐ déle chángyán. wǒ gěi nǐ kāi xiē yào ba.
Doctor你得了肠炎。我给你开些药吧。
Your small intestines are inflamed. I'll write you a prescription.

Wǒ xūyào zhùyuàn mɑ?
Linda我需要住院吗?
Do I need to stay in the hospital overnight?

Búyòng zhùyuàn, wǒ gěi nǐ kāi diǎnr yào ba.
Doctor不用住院,我给你开点儿药吧。
There's no need. I'll just write you a prescription.

Xièxie yīshēng.
Linda谢谢医生。
Thank you, doctor.

Do you have any insurance?

Place: hospital   |   Topic: registration

Liánbāng jìniàn yīyuàn huānyíng nín! Nínhǎo!
Receptionist联邦纪念医院欢迎您!您好!
Welcome to Union Memorial Hospital, how can I help you?

Nǐhǎo, wǒ tóu téng de lìhai, xiǎng zhǎo yīshēng kànkan.
Patient你好,我头疼得厉害,想找医生看看。
Hi, I have a serious headache and I want to see a doctor about it.

Hǎode. Nín yǒu bǎoxiǎn mɑ?
Receptionist好的。您有保险吗?
OK. Do you have any insurance?

Yǒu, wǒ yǒu gōngsī de bǎoxiǎn.
Patient有,我有公司的保险。
Yes, I have my company insurance.

Hǎode. Nín dài tóubǎokǎ le mɑ?
Receptionist好的。您带投保卡了吗?
Great. Do you have your policy holder card with you?

Zài zhèr.
Patient在这儿。
Right here.

Wǒ hái xūyào kàn yíxià nín de shēnfèn zhèngmíng.
Receptionist我还需要看一下您的身份证明。
And I just need to see a form of ID.

Zhè shì wǒ de jiàzhào [hùzhào], xièxie.
Patient这是我的驾照( 护照),谢谢。
Here's my driver's license (passport), thanks.

Health Checkup

Place: hospital   |   Topic: health check-up

Wǒ zǒng juéde bù tài shūfú, dànshì yě shuōbùchū nǎr bù shūfú.
David我总觉得不太舒服,但是也说不出哪儿不舒服。
I haven't been feeling well, but I don't know what's wrong with me.

Jiànyì nǐ qù zuò yī gè jiànkāng jiǎnchá, xiànzài de shàngbānzú dàbùfèn rén dōu chǔyú yà jiànkāng zhuàngtài?
Alice建议你去做一个健康检查,现在的上班族大部分人都处于亚健康状态。
You should go see a doctor; it seems like office workers are prone to suffer from bad health these days.

Ng, nà wǒ xiàwǔ jiù qù.
David嗯,那我下午就去。
Yeah, I'll go this afternoon.

Jiǎnchá qián shíèr xiǎoshí bùnéng chī dōngxī, nǐ yīnggāi míngtiān zǎoshàng qù?
Alice检查前十二小时不能吃东西,你应该明天早上去。
It's advised not to eat for at least 12 hours before you go for an inspection; you should probably go tomorrow morning.

Shì mɑ? Jiànkāng jiǎnchá yǒu duōshǎo xiàng? zhěnggè xiàlái děi duōcháng shíjiān?
David是吗?健康检查有多少项?整个下来得多长时间?
Oh really? What kinds of tests does the inspection include? How long will it take?

Chángguī jiǎnchá dàgài yǒu shíjǐ xiàng. Yào huā duōcháng shíjiān wǒ jiù bù zhīdào le.
Alice常规检查大概有十几项。要花多长时间我就不知道了。
There are a dozen items in a regular examination. I don't know how long it
will take.

Běijīng yǒu zhuānmén de tǐjiǎn zhōngxīn mɑ?
David北京有专门的体检中心吗?
Are there special places in Beijing for this kind of inspection?

Yǒu de. Nǐ kěyǐ shàngwǎng cháchá kàn.
Alice有的。你可以上网查查看。
Yeah, you can check online for the details.

Place: hospital   |   Topic: symptoms

Wǒ jīntiān gǎnjué hěn bù shūfú, dàifu.
Edward我今天感觉很不舒服,大夫。
I feel ill today, doctor.

Ng, nǐ qìsè kàn qǐlái shì bù dà hǎo. Nǎr bù shūfú?
Doctor嗯,你气色看起来是不大好。哪儿不舒服?
Yes, you look ill. Tell me what you feel.

Zǒngshì tóuyūn, jiǎolěng, qìduǎn, tuǐ hái fāmá.
Edward总是头晕,脚冷,气短,腿还发麻。
I often feel faint, have cold feet, shortness of breath, and numbness in my legs.

Tīng qǐlái tǐng zhòng de. Nǐ yǒu shénme bìngshǐ ma?
Doctor听起来挺重的。你有什么病史吗?
Sounds very serious. What is your medical history?

Méiyǒu, wǒ shēntǐ yīzhí hěn hǎo.
Edward没有,我身体一直很好。
None, I have been in quite a good shape before.

Nà nǐ xūyào lái gè quánshēn jiǎnchá.
Doctor那你需要来个全身检查。
Then you need a full body check.

Guì ma?
Edward贵吗?
Will it cost much?

Bù piányí.
Doctor不便宜。
I am afraid it will.
Western medicine

Nǐhǎo, yīshēng. Wǒ xiǎng kāi diǎnr zhì Lìjí de yào.
Edward您好,医生。我想开点儿治痢疾的药。
Hello, doctor. I'd like some medicine for my diarrhea.

Yǐqiánde dàifu gěi nín kāi de shénme yào?
Doctor以前的大夫给您开的什么药?
What did the previous doctor prescribe to you?

Zhōngyào.
Edward中药。
Chinese traditional medicine.

Yǒu xiào ma?
Doctor有效吗?
Was it effective?

Yǒu diǎnr, dàn méi zhì hǎo.
Edward有点儿,但没治好。
A little, but I'm still not cured.

Zhōngyào jiànxiào màn, shìshì xīyào ba.
Doctor中药见效慢,试试西药吧。
Chinese traditional medicine takes effect slowly. Try some western medicine.

Nín zhèlǐ yǒu shénme xīyào?
Edward您这里有什么西药?
What western medicine do you have?

Yǒu hěnduō zhǒng zhuān zhì lìjí de.
Doctor有很多种专治痢疾的。
We have many different kinds of medicine to treat your symptoms.

Wǒ háiyǒu shénme xūyào zhùyì de ma?
Edward我还有什么需要注意的吗?
Is there anything else I should do?

Bié chī yóunì de shíwù。Fànqián chīyào。
Doctor别吃油腻的食物。饭前吃药。
Stay away from oily foods and take these pills before eating.

DoctorBùyào chī shēnglěng hé cìjīxìng shíwù.
不要吃生冷和刺激性食物。
Don't eat anything cold or spicy.

Qǐng shāoděng. Hǎo le, zhèxiē shì nín de zhǐtòngpiàn
Chemist请稍等。好了,这些是您的止痛片。
One second, please. All right, here are your painkillers.

Xièxie.
Edward谢谢。
Thank you.

Zhè shì nín de yàogāo.
Chemist这是您的药膏。
And here's your ointment.

Hǎode, xièxie.
Edward好的,谢谢。
Ok, thanks.

Seeing a dentist

Place: hospital   |   Topic: health

Dàifu, wǒ yá téng de lìhai.
Jane大夫,我牙疼得厉害。
Doctor, I have a terrible toothache.

Wǒ gěi nǐ jiǎnchá yíxià…Nǐ de zuǒ cáoyá yǐjīng huàidào gēnbù le.
Dentist我给你检查一下……你的左槽牙已经坏到根部了。
Let me examine your teeth... Your left molar has been decayed all the way to the root.

Nà yào bádiào mɑ?
Jane那要拔掉吗?
Are you going to pull it out?

Búyòng, bǔ yíxià jiù kěyǐ le. Búguò yào jīngguò sān cì chǔlǐ, zhè cì wǒ xiān gěi nǐ qīnglǐ yíxià.
Dentist不用,补一下就可以了。不过要经过三次处理,这次我先给你清理一下。
No, it just needs a filling. But, the treatment will take three visits. I'll clean it this time.

Hǎode. Nà wǒ shénme shíhou zài lái?
Jane好的。那我什么时候再来?
OK. When do I need to come again?

Yì zhōu hòu zài lái.
Dentist一周后再来。
The following week.