Menorrhagia is a common and debilitating condition caused by excessive menstrual bleeding. It’s estimated that 10-15% of women experience menorrhagia at some point in their lives. Because it’s such an common condition, it’s important to be familiar with the ICD 10 code for menorrhagia. This code can help doctors diagnose and treat the condition quickly and efficiently. In this blog post, we will provide a brief overview of the ICD 10 code for menorrhagia and how you can use it to benefit from timely treatment.
What is Menorrhagia?
Menorrhagia is a condition in which there is excessive menstrual bleeding. This can be either monthly or episodic (occurring occasionally).
Menorrhagia can occur for many reasons, including:
- A hormone imbalance
- Tension or pelvic floor problems
- Hereditary factors
- Heavy menstrual periods
- Certain types of cancer
What is the ICD 10 Code For Menorrhagia?
The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, codes for menorrhagia are N92 Menorrhagia is defined as a menstrual bleeding disorder characterized by less than 30 ml/day on average.
Excessive, frequent and irregular menstruation
Other Related Menorrhagia ICD 10 Codes
N92.0 Excessive and frequent menstruation with regular cycle
- Heavy periods NOS
- Menorrhagia NOS
N92.1 Excessive and frequent menstruation with irregular cycle
- Irregular intermenstrual bleeding
- Irregular, shortened intervals between menstrual bleeding
N92.2 Excessive menstruation at puberty
- Excessive bleeding associated with onset of menstrual periods
- Pubertal menorrhagia
- Puberty bleeding
N92.3 Ovulation bleeding
Regular intermenstrual bleeding
N92.4 Excessive bleeding in the premenopausal period
Menorrhagia or metrorrhagia:
N92.5 Other specified irregular menstruation
N92.6 Irregular menstruation, unspecified
- bleeding NOS
- periods NOS
|Excludes irregular menstruation with||Code|
|lengthened intervals or scanty bleeding||(N91.3-N91.5)|
|shortened intervals or excessive bleeding||(N92.1)|
Causes of Menorrhagia
Menorrhagia refers to a condition in which a woman experiences excessive menstrual bleeding. There are many possible causes of menorrhagia, including female hormones, medical conditions, and lifestyle choices.
The most common cause of menorrhagia is female hormone fluctuations. These fluctuations can occur during adolescence, during the early stages of pregnancy, or during the postpartum period. Other causes of menorrhagia include:
-Medical conditions that cause abnormal blood flow, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and lupus erythematosus;
-Lifestyle choices that increase the risk for uterine fibroids or other types of benign tumors; and
-Anxiety or depression.
Symptoms of Menorrhagia
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Diagnosis of Menorrhagia
Menorrhagia is a common medical disorder that results in excessive menstrual bleeding. It can be caused by many different factors, including hormonal changes, infection, and tumors. To diagnose menorrhagia, your doctor will ask about your menstrual history and symptoms. He or she may also conduct a physical exam, take blood tests, and perform a ultrasound or MRI to rule out any underlying problems. If the cause of your menorrhagia is unknown, your doctor may prescribe treatments such as anticoagulants or surgery.
Treatment of Menorrhagia
Menorrhagia is a condition characterized by excessive menstrual flow. It can be caused by many different factors, including anemia, pregnancy, genetics, and medical conditions. Treatment typically focuses on preventing the cause of the menorrhagia and correcting any underlying medical conditions. Some common treatments include medications, rest, hydration, and bracing. In some cases, surgery may also be necessary to remove the obstruction causing the menorrhagia.
Prognosis for Menorrhagia
The prognosis for menorrhagia is variable depending on a number of factors, including the severity of the condition and the individual’s general health. In most cases, menorrhagia will require treatment with medication or surgery. While there is no guarantee that any particular course of treatment will work, the majority of patients experience relief from their symptoms after undergoing one or more interventions.
Menorrhagia, or heavy menstrual bleeding, can be a very frustrating experience. If you are experiencing heavier than usual menstrual bleeding, or if your periods consistently come without any warning whatsoever, it is important to consult a health professional as soon as possible. The ICD 10 code for Menorrhagia is 205.0, which can help you find physicians who specialize in treating this condition.