It's a pain (!) but we sometimes need a doctor or chemist when we're on holiday. DON'T forget your travel insurance and your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC, which replaces your old E111); this will help you to reclaim at least some of the cost of treatment in France.
OK, how about a translation of some basic French health words?
Printer friendly basic French Health words
||j' ai besoin de...
||zhay bezwan de...
|I need something for...
||j'ai besoin de quelque chose contre...
||zhay bezwan de kel-keshose kontr...
||mal à la tête
||mal a la tet
||rhyme des foins
||room day fwan
|I have a pain in...
||j' ai mal à...
||zhay mal a...
|I have injured my...
||je me suis blessé à...
||zhe me swee blessay a...
TIP - To call for help in an emergency, use the European Union-wide number 112 (equivalent of dialling 999 in the UK).
Another TIP - You'll recognise a pharmacy in France by the green cross outside!
Yet another TIP - Make sure you have travel insurance and don't forget your European Health Insurance Card (replacement for your old E111).