Medical Spanish Phrases

Keep these medical Spanish phrases on hand - just in case! Listen carefully to the audio and repeat each Spanish phrase after the native speaker.

Whether you're traveling to Spain or Latin America on vacation or business, this free audio lesson will teach you simple medical Spanish phrases that you can add to your Spanish language survival kit.

Being surrounded by a foreign language isn't easy, especially if you have to navigate the health care system or find yourself face to face with a doctor and need to explain your illness. Having a few medical Spanish phrases on hand will make the experience a whole lot easier.

Hopefully you won’t be in a situation where you need to use the following medical Spanish phrases and words, but it’s still important to familiarize yourself with them. You might have to buy medicine from a pharmacy, where you will need to explain what your problem is and where you feel the pain… Maybe all you need is a bandage, some cough syrup, or some sleeping pills for a long haul flight...

It's an emergency!

Common medical Spanish phrases

More Spanish medical phrases

The following phrases are useful when describing where it hurts…

Spanish medical phrases a doctor uses

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

Why not check out some more lessons on Spanish phrases next?

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