It’s not ideal to be sick in a foreign country, but it becomes worse if you have no way of communicating the problem. Below are what we believe to be the most helpful medical phrases in Hebrew. This will help you get assistance from a hotel-employee, taxi-driver or bypasser.
At Tel Aviv Doctor we are all native English speakers, so your care will always be in a language you understand. Please don’t hesitate to call us. If you can’t make it to us, this will help in a tight translation situation.
|I don’t feel well||Ani lo margish tov|
|My friend is not feeling well||Chaver sheli lo margish tov|
|It hurts here||Koev li kan|
|I’m having trouble breathing||Kashe li linshom|
|I have a fever||Yesh li chom|
|I need my medication||Ani tzarich et ha trufot sheli|
|I can’t move/do …||Ani lo matzliach … / ani lo yechol …|
|I don’t feel anything in my …||Ani lo margish klum ba …|
|I am allergic to||Ani allergit le|
|I need to see a doctor||Ani tzarich rofe|
|I need an ambulance||Ani tzarich ambulance|
|Help me please||Ta’azorli bevakasha|
|I’m having chest pain||Koev li ba’chaze|
|Could you please call Tel Aviv Doctor||Bevakesha lehitkasher l’Tel Aviv Doctor: 054 9 41 42 43|
We hope travelers don’t become ill, but if you do the Tel Aviv Doctor clinic treats most medical illnesses more rapidly and conveniently than a hospital emergency room. Tel Aviv Doctor also works with many major international insurance companies.
Don’t forget to print or save the list – just in case – and stay healthy, or in Hebrew – ‘Tihie bri’a’!