Being Sick in GermanIllness & Disease Vocabulary List

Master illness related vocabulary, for discussing sickness and trips to the doctor.

Being Sick in German

illness
to be sick
fever
headache
limb pain
cough
infection
thermometer

Describing Symptoms

fever
pain
skin rash
diarrhea
itch, itchiness
to (have to) throw up
(feeling of) dizziness
dizziness
tummy pain
inflammation
pulsating pain
stinging pain
joint pain
throat pain

Illnesses in German

die Grippe
flu
die Erkältung
cold
die Migräne
migraine
das Rheuma
rheumatoid arthritis
die Arthrose
osteoarthritis
das Asthma
asthma
die Allergie
allergy

Hospital Vocabulary

sick bed
surgery
drip infusion
injection
emergency room
surgeon
male nurse
female nurse

Medicine, Pills & Relief

pill
bandage
plaster cast
plaster
ointment
throat lozenge