an examination of a person made by a doctor to make sure the person is healthy
I am at the clinic for a checkup. I don't feel well and want to know what's wrong.
change in the body or mind which indicates that a disease is present
I don't have cold symptoms like the lady sitting next to me in the waiting room.
run a fever
suffer from a body temperature that is higher than normal
be running a fever
I think I may be running a fever because all I want to do is lie in bed.
take a temperature
measure the degree of internal heat of a person's body
took my temperature
The nurse took my temperature. The thermometer shows it's very high!
a written message from a doctor that officially tells someone to use a medicine or therapy
My doctor wrote me a prescription for antibiotics because he says I have a bacterial infection.
a store or part of a store in which drugs and medicines are prepared and sold
I picked up my medicine at the local pharmacy.
an often harmful and unwanted effect of a drug that occurs along with the desired effect
Now two days later my fever is gone but, I have a very strange side effect!
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