46 common Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office

Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office 1-5

È in possesso di una tessera sanitaria europea?
Do you have a European Health Insurance Card?

Sì, ho una tessera sanitaria europea.
Yes, I have a European Health Insurance Card.

Sono coperto da assicurazione sanitaria.
I’m covered by health insurance.

Sono allergico a questo principio attivo.
I’m allergic to this active ingredient.

Dov’è la sala d’attesa?
Where is the waiting room?

at the doctor's office - people in a waiting room

Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office 6-10

Quante pastiglie devo prendere al giorno?
How many pills should I take in a day?

Prenda due pastiglie al giorno, una alla mattina e una alla sera, per una settimana.
Take two pills a day, one in the morning and one in the evening, for one week.

Prenda una pastiglia al giorno, preferibilmente durante i pasti.
Take one pill a day, preferably with food.

È un farmaco senza obbligo di ricetta?
Do I need a prescription to use this product?

Prenda una pastiglia al giorno lontano dai pasti.
Take one pill a day without food.

at the doctor's office - pills of different size and color

Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office 10-15

Non mi sento bene.
I don’t feel well.

Sono caduto e ho battuto la testa.
I fell and hit my head.

Temo di avere una commozione cerebrale.
I’m afraid I have a concussion.

Devo rimuovere una zecca.
I have to remove a tick.

Mi ha morso un cane randagio.
I was bitten by a stray dog.

at the doctor's office - woman afraid of a dog barking at her

Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office 15-20

Credo di essermi rotto un osso.
I think I broke a bone.

Ho la nausea.
I am feeling nauseous.

Mi viene da vomitare.
I feel like vomiting.

Non vado in bagno da sei giorni.
I haven’t gone to the toilet in six days.

Sono stato punto da un’ape e sono allergico.
I was stung by a bee and I’m allergic.

at the doctor's office - angry bee

Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office 21-25

Respiri profondamente.
Take deep breaths.

Sono vaccinato contro il Covid-19.
I’m vaccinated against Covid-19.

Ha un certificato di vaccinazione?
Do you have a certificate of vaccination?

Mi fa male camminare sul ginocchio sinistro.
It hurts when I walk on my left knee.

Dove le fa male?
Where does it hurt?

at the doctor's office - woman with hurting ankles

Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office 26-30

Faccio fatica a respirare.
I have trouble breathing.

Ho la febbre.
I have a fever.

Mi gira la testa.
My head is spinning.

Ho mal di denti.
I have a toothache.

Ho mal di testa.
I have a headache.

at the doctor's office - woman with a headache working at the computer

Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office 31-35

Ho diarrea.
I have diarrhea.

Ho mal di gola.
I have a sore throat.

Ho mal di stomaco.
I have a stomach ache.

Ho crampi all’intestino.
I have abdominal cramps.

Mi sento svenire.
I feel like I’m going to faint.

at the doctor's office - passed out man

Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office 36-40

Ci vedo doppio.
I have double vision.

Vedo sfocato dall’occhio destro.
My right eye is blurred.

Soffro di pressione alta.
I have high blood pressure.

Soffro di pressione bassa.
I have low blood pressure.

Ho le vertigini.
I feel dizzy.

at the doctor's office - dizzy kid with an orange t-shirt

Italian phrases to use at the doctor’s office 40-46

Soffro di scompenso cardiaco.
I have heart failure.

Soffro di insufficienza renale.
I have kidney failure.

Soffro di asma.
I have asthma.

Sono incinta.
I am pregnant.

Sono diabetico.
I am diabetic.

Mi può dare qualcosa contro il mal di stomaco?
Can you prescribe me something for my stomach ache?


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