English Medical and Health Vocabulary List, Definition and Example Sentences;
There are some essential medical vocabulary when you need to talk about injury and illness.
Medical vocabulary for minor problems;
Boil: It infected swelling with liquid inside it.
I have a strange lump on my leg. I wonder what caused it.
Rash: allergic reaction which makes your skin go red.
When I used the soap my skin came out in a rash.
Spot: red mark on the skin.
When I was a teenager I had a lot of spots.
You can look at Medical & Health Idioms in English
Swelling: It is an irritation or infection.
After the wasp stung her, she has a swelling on her leg for days.
Bruise: when the skin goes blue and yellow.
I fell down the stairs and bruised my arm.
“He has a bruise just under his eye.”
Bump: When you hit yourself, bump and get a slight swelling.
Ow! I bumped my head on the desk!
It’s only a little bump – nothing serious.
Cut: when something sharp breaks your skin and your skin bleed.
He cut himself badly on the bread knife.
Gash: deep cut.
He gnashed his hand badly on a piece of broken glass.
That’s a nasty gash. You might need stitches.
Graze: Body is slightly cut not enough to bleed much.
When she was eight, she was always grazing her knee.
I got a small graze on my arm when I fell onto some gravel.
Itch: You want to scratch it when a part of your body makes you. This mean is itch.
My eyes are itching. This atmosphere is too dirty for me.
Scratch: like a graze, but more painful.
He was picking berries and took a few scratches from the thorns.
The first time you visit a new doctor, you should talk about your medical history and the illnesses you have had, any operations you have had and so on.