A typical every day situation in a pharmacy where a pharmacist greets a customer and enquires about a medical problem. |
Note that the pharmacist starts by asking:
"Good afternoon. Can I help you?" This is the standard way of initiating contact with a customer in any type of situation. The word 'How' can be added before the word 'Can' to similar effect, ie: "How can I help you?".
Note how the pharmacist starts different types of questions:
The pharmacist asks "How often do you have to go?"
This refers to how often the customer has to go to the toilet.
Medical words: diarrhoea, headache, stomach
Possible problematic words: loose