negative, positive, minus, plus
a negative chain reaction
keep a file on information about the side effects of a medication
file pas test result data and physician's explanatory notes
I am sorry, but we cannot fax copies of test results.
concern, anxiety, anxious, uneasiness, nervousness, fear
Are you concerned about anything?
Do you feel anxious about having the surgery?
Is it financial concerns that are making you wonder if you should continue with the treatment?
It is quite natural that you should feel uneasy.
feel uneasy for no apparent reason
unstable, instable, unsteady, labile, precariousness, insecure, unbalanced
Your blood pressure is unstable.
Do you get unsteady/wobbly/shaky on your feet?
have sensations of unsteadiness
area, region, part, site, locattion
Has the rash spread to other areas of your body?
shave the surgical area
the IV site hurts
the area where the IV was inserted hurts
rubella, German measles
husband and wife, married couple
solve one's marital problems
do water-walking in a heated indoor swimming pool
gain, put on, increase, grow
Have you gained weight recently?
Have you noticed any weight gain recently?
How many kilos have you gained in a week?
Please be careful not to put on too much weight.
The menstrual flow has increased.
Please take regular follow-up tests every three to six months.
stress, load, burden,
put some mild stress on one's body
Be careful not to put too much load on the injured leg.
We would like you to do an exercise stress EKG.
deep, serious, sound
If an ulcer is deep, it can cause bleeding.
fall into a deep sleep
uncomfortable, unpleasant, offensive, discomfort
Do you have any pain or discomfort in your throat?
This treatment might be a bit uncomfortable, but it will be over before you know it.
discomfort, unpleasant feeling
Do you feel any discomfort in your throat when you swallow?
Have you ever had any pain or discomfort in your chest?
essential, indispensable, vital
Proper exercise is essential for good health.
Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrient for the body
Many bacteria can be inactivated by alcohol-based disinfectants.
It is almost impossible to completely avoid allergens.
She was cross/grumpy/in a bad move today because she did not get enough sleep.
Does your son get bad-tempered when he does not have everything his own way?
Your pulse is irregular.
your heart skips beats
live an irregular life
improve one's irregular daily routine
Do you have clumsy hands and often drop things?
Do you feel awkward with other people?
Do social situations make you feel awkward?
put one's clothes on
put on one's clothes
take one's clothes off
take off one's clothes
You can get dressed now
Please wipe your face with this washcloth.
I am going to give you a bed bath.
Let me measure you around the waist.
You are one hundred and an two centimetres around the waist.
Would you like to return to school?
You need your doctor's approval before you can return to school.
complicated, complex, compound, mixed
Do you have problems with complicated relationships at work?
have mixed feelings about one's parents
Have you ever had any side effects to medications?
This medication has some mild/severe side effects.
The side effects of this medication are quite rare.
The side effects of this medication include upset and constipation.
Please call us if you are concerned about any side effects.
have air loss as a side effect of the anticancer medication.
The side effects are short-term and will gradually disappear once the treatment is over.