State HospitalsDue to limited funding, Turkish State hospitals don't have the best sanitary conditions. They are always full of patients and have endless queues. The lack of hygiene, lack of staff and lack of care is easily felt. Ironically however, they have some of the most well-known and respected doctors on staff, particularly at the university hospitals. A little hint: If you have doctors among your family or friends, they may facilitate your hospital visit. Istanbul and Ankara's state hospitals are listed in our yellow pages.
Some practical vocabulary:
How many should I take per day?: Günde kaç tane almalıyım?
I am diabetic/Asthmatic: Şeker hastasıyım/astımlıyım
I am ill/ I am in pain: Hastayım/ Ağrım var
I‘ve got something in my eye: Gözümde bir şey var
I have stomach-ache: Midem ağrıyor
I have a sore throat: Boğazım ağrıyor
I have a tooth-ache: Dişim ağrıyor
I have a cold: Üşütmüşüm
I have the flu: Nezle oldum
I am nauseated: Midem bulanıyor
Where can I find a doctor?: Nereden doktor bulabilirim?
Where can I find a dentist?: Nereden dişçi bulabilirim?
Where is the nearest pharmacy?: En yakın eczane nerede?
Blood Test: Kan Tahlili
Cotton Wool: Pamuk
Cough Syrup: Öksürük Şurubu
Heart Attack: Kalp Krizi
Nosebleed: Burun Kanaması
Plaster: Yara Bandı
Sting: Arı Sokması
Sun Burn: Güneş Yanığı
Sun Stroke: Güneş Çarpması
Urine Test: Idrar Tahlili
X-Ray : Röntgen
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