Workplace Conversational English (Phrases and Sentences for Different Workplace Settings – Top 500+ Terms)/
Expressing Pain

Expressing Pain

Total: 16 words

What's the matter?

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used to ask the patient about their current medical problem

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My ____ (really) hurts.

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used to express what pains or aches you are feeling in any body part

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I feel ~.

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used to express pain, discomfort, or any other symptoms of illness

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I felt a lump in my... / I noticed/found a lump in my...

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used to point to an uncomfortable growth on the body

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I can't move my...

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used to express limited or painful movement in the body or certain body part

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I have a stomachache.

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used to express pain or discomfort in the stomach

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I have a fever.

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used to express that you have a fever or high temperature

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I have a rash... / I got a rash...

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used to express pain or discomfort that appears on the skin

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I can't breathe.

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used to express difficulty of breathing

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How long have you...?

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used to ask since when the patient started feeling pains or experiencing health problems

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When did you start feeling pain? / When did the pain start?

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used to ask since when the patient felt these pains

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The pain started...

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a response to when the pain has started

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How bad is the pain? / How bad is it?

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used to ask the patient about the intensity of the pain they feel

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The pain is bad. / The pain is severe/extreme.

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a response meaning the pain is intense

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It's not too bad. / It's not so bad.

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a response meaning the pain is tolerable

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Are you taking painkillers? / Do you take medication?

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used to ask if the patient is drinking medicine to deal with the pain

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