Have been inspired recently to do more research into how a whole variety of medical symptoms can be expressed naturally in Chinese. Here is what I have found between reading a number of books and consulting with friends, both laypeople and medical experts alike. Enjoy!
How to Describe Medical Symptoms in Chinese
描述一般症状－Describing general symptoms
Wǒ shēntǐ bù tài shūfu.
I feel unwell.
Wǒ hǎoxiàng shēngbìng le.
I think I’ve come down with something.
Wǒ hǎoxiàng gǎnmào le.
I think I’ve caught a cold.
Wǒ hǎoxiàng liúgǎn le.
I think I’ve got the flu.