unconscious /ʌnˈkɑːnʃəs/
(adjective) in a state like sleep because of an injury or illness, and not able to use your senses
Example: They found him lying unconscious on the floor.

health /helθ/
(noun) the condition of a person’s body or mind
Example: Exhaust fumes are bad for your health.

broken /ˈbrəʊkən/
(adjective) that has been damaged or injured; no longer whole or working correctly
Example: He was a broken man after the failure of his business.

swollen /ˈswəʊlən/
(adjective) larger than normal, especially as a result of a disease or an injury
Example: Her eyes were red and swollen from crying.

bandage /ˈbændɪdʒ/
(noun) a long narrow piece of cloth used for tying around a part of the body that has been hurt in order to protect or support it
Example: He has a bandage on his head.

infected /ɪnˈfektɪd/
(adjective) affected by harmful bacteria, a virus, etc.
Example: The wound from the dog bite had become infected.

temperature /ˈtemprətʃər/
(noun) the measurement in degrees of how hot or cold a thing or place is
Example: Yesterday I had a temperature so I didn’t go to school.

medicine /ˈmedɪsn/
(noun) the study and treatment of diseases and injuries
Example: Did you take your medicine?

headache /ˈhedeɪk/
(noun) a continuous pain in the head
Example: I had a terrible headache yesterday.

cold /kəʊld/
(adjective) having a lower than usual temperature; having a temperature lower than the human body
Example: I caught a cold because I walked in the rain.

Blood pressure
Blood pressure /ˈblʌd preʃər/
(noun) the pressure of blood as it travels around the body
Example: They will check your blood pressure to check your health

stomach ache
stomach ache /ˈstʌmək eɪk/
(noun) pain in or near your stomach
Example: Eating too much chocolate makes me have a stomach ache.

toothache /ˈtuːθeɪk/
(noun) a pain in your teeth or in one tooth
Example: I've got a toothache.

sore throat
sore throat /sɔː θrəʊt/
(noun) a condition in which your throat is red and feels painful, especially when you swallow
Example: I can’t speak as I am having a sore throat.

allergy /ˈælərdʒi/
(noun) a medical condition that causes you to react badly or feel ill when you eat or touch a particular substance
Example: She has a food allergy to shrimp.

bruise /bruːz/
(noun) a blue, brown or purple mark that appears on the skin after somebody has fallen, been hit, etc.

bleeding /ˈbliːdɪŋ/
(adjective) a swear word that many people find offensive that is used to emphasize a comment or an angry statement

plaster /ˈplæstər/
(noun) a substance made of lime , water and sand, that is put on walls and ceilings to give them a smooth hard surface

antibiotics /ˌæntibaɪˈɑːtɪk/
(noun) a substance, for example penicillin , that can destroy or prevent the growth of bacteria and cure infections
Example: I'm taking antibiotics for a throat infection.

prescription /prɪˈskrɪpʃn/
(noun) an official piece of paper on which a doctor writes the type of medicine you should have, and which enables you to get it from a chemist's

medical insurance
medical insurance /ˈmɛdɪk(ə)l ɪnˈʃʊər(ə)ns/
insurance for the cost of medical treatment if you are ill or injured, often paid for by companies for their employees
Example: All senior employees within our organization enjoy benefits such as a company car, pension, and medical insurance.

blood sample
blood sample /blʌd ˈsɑːmp(ə)l/


urine sample
urine sample /ˈjʊərɪn ˈsɑːmp(ə)/


asthmatic /æzˈmætɪk/
(adjective) suffering from asthma ; connected with asthma

first aid kit
first aid kit /fəːst eɪd kɪt/
a box or bag containing basic medical equipment such as bandages and antiseptic lotion
Example: She took a bandage out of the first aid kit.

eye drops
eye drops /kəʊld/
are saline-containing drops used as an ocular route to administer.

painkiller /ˈpeɪnkɪlər/
(noun) a drug that reduces pain

tissue /ˈtɪʃuː/
(noun) a piece of soft paper, used especially as a handkerchief

travel sickness tablet
travel sickness tablet /ˈtrav(ə)l ˈsɪknəs ˈtablɪt/


throat lozenge
throat lozenge /θrəʊt ˈlɒzɪn(d)ʒ/
is a small, typically medicated tablet intended to be dissolved slowly in the mouth to temporarily stop coughs, lubricate, and soothe irritated tissues of the throat

thermometer /θərˈmɑːmɪtər/
(noun) an instrument used for measuring the temperature of the air, a person’s body, etc.