Spanish medical words

You never know when you’ll need to use some Spanish medical words. In this online audio lesson you’ll learn some Spanish phrases just in case you ever need to visit a Spanish-speaking doctor or hospital.

You may need to access health care if you’re feeling sick or get injured. The Rocket Spanish team will teach you the vocabulary to describe your symptoms in Spanish, and what to say in an emergency if necessary. So let's get prepared...

Spanish Medical Words and Phrases

The following phrases are useful when describing where it hurts…

When you go to the doctor he or she will ask you about your symptoms…

Maybe you have an idea what’s wrong with you. You could say …

Maybe you cut yourself and all you need is a bandage, you might need some sleeping pills for a long haul flight or cough syrup. Here is what you have to say…

Here are some more general phrases and words…

And, emergencies do happen so it’s always handy to have a list of numbers at hand. For all medical emergencies here’s a list of numbers…

Spain
112 or 061
Mexico
066, 060, or 080
Argentina
107
Bolivia
118
Chile
131
Colombia
132
Venezuela
171

I hope you stay happy and healthy.

See you soon!  ¡Hasta pronto!

Mauricio
Mauricio Evlampieff
Rocket Spanish


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