English Vocabulary Exercises | Health Problems

English Vocabulary Exercises | Health Problems

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Exercise 5

Match diseases with symptoms:

hay fever | food poisoning | flu | an allergy | measles | bronchitis

1. I’ve got a terrible cough and pains in my chest, and I seem to be constantly short of breath.

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2. I feel absolutely awful. My temperature is 41°c, and I’ve got a headache and a runny nose. I’ve or a sore throat – it’s agony every time I swallow.

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3. I can’t go near cats. I come out in a horrible red rash.

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4. She’s been off school for two weeks now. She’s got a temperature and she’s covered in little red spots. She’s completely lost her appetite – she hasn’t eaten a thing for the last three days.

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5. I think it must be something I are. I was sick all night. I still feel sick now and I’ve got a terrible stomach-ache.

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6. It’s the same every summer. My eyes get really itchy and I can’t stop sneezing.

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ANSWERS

  1. bronchitis
  2. flu
  3. an allergy
  4. measles
  5. food poisoning
  6. hay fever

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