Talking to Medical People
Listen to and read this conversation between Anna and the receptionist.
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MARY LOU: Hello Nellie. I am Mary Lou, Dr. Van's nurse. Why do you need to see the doctor today?
NELLIE: I have a pain in my stomach.
MARY LOU: How long have you had the pain?
NELLIE: Two weeks.
MARY LOU: On what side do you have the pain? The right or the left?
NELLIE: On the right.
MARY LOU: Is the pain sharp or dull?
MARY LOU: Do you have the pain all of the time?
NELLIE: No. It comes and goes.
MARY LOU: What have you taken for it?
NELLIE: I've taken some Tylenol.
MARY LOU: OK. I'll tell the doctor and he'll be in to see you soon.