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illness
/ˈɪɫnəs/
noun
the state of being physically or mentally ill; a period of sickness or disease
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injury
/ˈɪndʒɝi/
noun
any physical damage to part of the body caused by an accident or attack
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minor
/ˈmaɪnɝ/
adjective
of little importance, effect, or seriousness, particularly when compared to other similar things
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condition
/kənˈdɪʃən/
noun
a medical problem, such as a disorder, illness, etc.
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to cough
/ˈkɑf/, /ˈkɔf/
verb
to push air out of our mouth with a sudden noise
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headache
/ˈhɛˌdeɪk/
noun
a pain in the head, usually persistent
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backache
/ˈbæˌkeɪk/
noun
a pain in someone's back
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earache
/ˈɪɹeɪk/
noun
a pain inside the ear
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stomachache
/stˈʌməkˌeɪk/
noun
a pain in or near someone's stomach
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toothache
/tˈuːθeɪk/
noun
a pain in a tooth
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rash
/ˈɹæʃ/
noun
a part of one's skin covered with red spots, which is usually caused by a sickness or an allergic reaction
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temperature
/ˈtɛmpɝətʃɝ/, /ˈtɛmpɹətʃɝ/
noun
a condition characterized by a body temperature above the normal range, often indicating an immune response to infection or illness within the body
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sunburn
/ˈsənˌbɝn/
noun
pain and redness of the skin caused by overexposure to the sun
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to be sick
/biː sˈɪk/
verb
the reflex act of disgorging the contents of the stomach through the mouth
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to vomit
/ˈvɑmət/
verb
to eject what has been eaten or drunk through the mouth
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to sneeze
/ˈsniz/
verb
to blow air out of our nose and mouth in a sudden way
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hurt
/ˈhɝt/
noun
any physical injury, pain, suffering, or damage
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ache
/ˈeɪk/
noun
a continuous, but dull (not acute) feeling of pain in a part of the body
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to bleed
/ˈbɫid/
verb
to lose blood from an injury or wound
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sore throat
/sˈoːɹ θɹˈoʊt/
noun
a condition when you feel pain in the throat, usually caused by bacteria or viruses
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diarrhea
/ˌdaɪɝˈiə/
noun
a medical condition in which body waste turns to liquid and comes out frequently
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to feel
/ˈfiɫ/
verb
to experience a particular emotion
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sick
/ˈsɪk/
adjective
not in a good and healthy physical or mental state
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to faint
/ˈfeɪnt/
verb
to suddenly lose consciousness from a lack of oxygen in the brain, which is caused by a shock, etc.
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blister
/ˈbɫɪstɝ/
noun
a swollen area on the skin filled with liquid, caused by constant rubbing or by burning
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cold
/ˈkoʊɫd/
adjective
having a temperature lower than the human body's average temperature
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flu
/ˈfɫu/
noun
influenza; an infectious disease similar to a bad cold, causing fever and severe pain
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dizzy
/ˈdɪzi/
adjective
unable to keep one's balance and feeling as though everything is circling around one, caused by an illness or looking down from a high place
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to cut
/ˈkət/
verb
to make an incision, opening or a wound in something, especially with a sharp tool or object
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unconscious
/ˌənˈkɑnʃəs/
adjective
unaware of the surroundings and not awake, which is caused by either an illness or injury
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allergic reaction
/ɐlˈɜːdʒɪk ɹɪˈækʃən/
noun
a reaction caused by inhaling, touching, or ingesting specific substances that one's body is severely sensitive to
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running water
/ɹˈʌnɪŋ wˈɔːɾɚ/
noun
water that is brought into a house, building, etc. through pipes
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damp
/ˈdæmp/
adjective
slightly wet, particularly in an uncomfortable way
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cloth
/ˈkɫɔθ/
noun
material used for making clothes, which is made by knitting or weaving silk, cotton, etc.
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to rub
/ˈɹəb/
verb
to apply pressure to a surface with back and forth or circular motions
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to press
/ˈpɹɛs/
verb
to push a thing tightly against something else
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to tip
/ˈtɪp/
verb
to move something into an angled position where one side is lower or higher than the other
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to pinch
/ˈpɪntʃ/
verb
to tightly grip and squeeze something, particularly someone's flesh, between one's fingers
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bandage
/ˈbændɪdʒ/
noun
a piece of cloth that is put around a wound to prevent infections
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sprain
/ˈspɹeɪn/
noun
a painful injury resulting in the sudden twist of a bone or joint, particularly one's wrist or ankles
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blood pressure
/blˈʌd pɹˈɛʃɚ/
noun
the pressure at which one's blood circulates one's body
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high
/ˈhaɪ/
adjective
having an amount, degree, size, etc, that is greater than normal
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low
/ˈɫoʊ/
adjective
small or below average in degree, value, level, or amount
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food poisoning
/fˈuːd pˈɔɪzənɪŋ/
noun
an illness resulting from the consumption of food or water contaminated with bacteria
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to choke
/ˈtʃoʊk/
verb
to not be able to speak clearly and normally due to experiencing very strong emotions
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to burn
/bɜːrn/
verb
to be on fire and be damaged by it
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to lie down
/lˈaɪ dˈaʊn/
verb
to put our body in a flat position in order to sleep or rest
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to pass out
/pˈæs ˈaʊt/
verb
to lose consciousness
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to come around
/kˈʌm ɐɹˈaʊnd/
verb
to awaken from a state of unconsciousness
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to get over
/ɡɛt ˈoʊvɚ/
verb
to recover from an unpleasant or unhappy experience, particularly an illness
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to throw up
/θɹˈoʊ ˈʌp/
verb
to expel the contents of the stomach through the mouth
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