Day 118: Louisiana Creole Illnesses


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Louisiana_Creole_Flag_2014-02-01_18-35 Flag of the Louisiana Creole people

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Back on the subject of Louisiana Creole medical treatments, here’s a list of typical Creole illnesses listed with their English equivalent.

2000px-Decorative_text_divider.svgBobo: sore

Bronchite: Bronchitis

Brulir, brilire: Burn

Brul-soley: Sunburn

 

Dart, dartre: Ringworm, dry skin patch

Deglann, glandes: Glands

Demanjezon, demanjezan, démangeaison: Itch, rash

Deranjman, dronjmon, dérangement: Diarrhea

Dipthérie: Diphtheria

Disan ho, di sang haut, san ho: High blood pressure

Disan tro ba, di sang qui trop bas: Low blood pressure

Emòrvids: Hemorrhoids

Endijèsyon, monje si lestoma: Indigestion

Foulir, foulire: Sprain

Frison, frisson: Chills

Fyèv, fiev: Fever

Gratèl, gratelle: Itch

Jansiv malad, gencive malade, gencibe malade: Sore gums

Jonis, jonat, la jaunisse: Jaundice

Kolik, colique: Colic

Konstipasyon, constipation: Constipation

Koupe yé dan, couper yé dents: Cutting teeth

koupur, coupire: Cut

Kou-t-soley, coup de soleil: Sunburn, sunstroke

Kranp lestoma, crampe estomac: Stomach cramps

Kriz, crises: Fit, convulsions,

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