Vaginal Discharge ICD 9 Code

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9350

Billable Medical Code for Leukorrhea, Not Specified as Infective

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 623.5

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 623.5.

The Short Description Is: Noninfect vag leukorrhea.

Known As

Vaginal discharge is also known as bloodstained vaginal discharge, brown vaginal discharge, creamy vaginal discharge, discharge from female genitalia, fishy vaginal discharge, frothy vaginal discharge, green vaginal discharge, leukorrhea, moderate vaginal discharge, mucocolpos, mucoid vaginal discharge, ordorless vaginal discharge, offensive vaginal discharge, on examination- bloodstained vaginal discharge, on examination- creamy vaginal discharge, on examination- frothy vaginal discharge, on examination- green vaginal discharge, on examination- offensive vaginal discharge, on examination- profuse vaginal discharge, on examination- vaginal discharge, on examination- white vaginal discharge, on examination- yellow vaginal discharge, profuse vaginal discharge, purulent vaginal discharge, scanty vaginal discharge, urinous vaginal discharge, vaginal discharge, vaginal discharge problem, vaginal discharge present, vaginal discharge symptom, vaginal pool, watery vaginal discharge, white vaginal discharge, and yellow vaginal discharge. This excludes trichomonal (131.00). This applies to leukorrhea NOS of vagina and vaginal discharge NOS.

Vaginal Discharge Definition and Symptoms

Vaginal discharge is a mixture of fluid and cells that are constantly shed through the vagina. Vaginal discharge serves the purpose of cleaning and protecting the vagina, however some types of vaginal discharge could be a sign of an infection or other serious issue. Some of the causes of abnormal vaginal discharge are genital warts, vaginal cancer, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, pregnancy, HPV infection, and chlamydia. Symptoms that an infection may be present is if the vaginal discharge is thick, white, frothy, yellow, green, creamy, watery, or profuse.