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La nariz de José huele mal.

Medical Spanish for healthcare providers: dialogue 10 (The nose of José smells bad.)

nasal foreign body - cuerpo extra├▒o en la nariz

Rodolfo: Hoy traigo a mi hermano, porque está botando un líquido por la nariz, y huele mal.

(Today I bring my brother, because he is discharging a liquid from the nose, and it smells bad.)

Doctor: Déjame verte José. Estuviste jugando con frijoles, ¿no es cierto?

(Let me see you, José. You were playing with beans, isn't it true?)

José: Bueno, sí, estabamos jugando a ver quien podía meterse el frijol más grande dentro de la nariz.

(Well, yes, we were playing to see who could put the largest bean inside the nose.)

Doctor: No me digas más. Ya lo sé. ¡Tú fuiste el ganador!

(Don't tell me more. Now I know it. You were the winner!) Note: The word "digas" is present subjunctive.

Rodolfo: ¿Así que eso es lo que tienes? ¡Mamá estaba preocupada sospechando un cáncer!

(So that is what you have? Mom was worried suspecting cancer!) Note: The expression "lo que" can often be translated as "what," or "which."

José: ¡Lo siento! Sólo estábamos jugando...

(I am sorry! Only we were playing...) Note: "Lo siento" means "I'm sorry," but literally means "I feel it."

Doctor: Okey, José. El frijol provocó una infección nasal. Voy a usar éstas pinzas para sacar el frijol de ahí. No dolerá.

(Okay, José. The bean provoked a nasal infection. I am going to use these tweezers to take the bean out from there. It will not hurt.) Note: "Okey" is not yet in the dictionary, but is universally understood in Latin America. Just don't use it on your homework assignment!

José: Uauuu. Realmente el frijol era grande.

(Wow. Really the bean was big.)

Doctor: Ahora te voy a indicar tratamiento con antibiótico y anti-inflamatorios.

(Now I am going to prescribe for you a treatment with an antibiotic and anti-inflammatories.)

 

 

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