Workplace Conversational English (Phrases and Sentences for Different Workplace Settings – Top 500+ Terms)/
Asking for Medical Clarification

Asking for Medical Clarification

Total: 14 words

What's your diagnosis?

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used to ask the doctor about your or someone else's illness after the doctor has done his examination

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What's wrong with...? / Is something wrong with...?

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used to ask the doctor about your or someone else's medical problems

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Your condition is... / Your illness is...

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used to explain a condition or illness to the patient

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I'm afraid you have... / You've tested positive for...

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used to state the condition or illness that the patient has

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How did this happen?

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used to ask why you became sick or where you got the illness

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It is caused by... / One of the causes...

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used to explain the cause of a condition or illness

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How long is...?

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used to ask how long a treatment, procedure, examination, etc. for an illness or condition will last

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What should I do?

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used to ask the doctor or medical professional for possible treatment methods, solutions, etc.

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Manage the symptoms.

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refers to the use of treatments or solutions for the management of a condition or illness

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What is this for?

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used to ask for the purpose of certain medicine

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It's for...

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used to explain the purpose of a medicine

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What are the side effects?

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used to ask if a certain medication has other secondary effects

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Side effects may include…

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a response that lists the possible side effects of a medication

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I'm sorry, what?

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used to ask the doctor or medical professional to repeat or explain what they said

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