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2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R07.0
Pain in throat
R07.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R07.0. Other international versions of ICD-10 R07.0 may differ.
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
A disorder characterized by of marked discomfort in the throat
Any kind of inflammatory process of the tonsils, pharynx, or/and larynx characterized by pain in swallowing.
Your throat is a tube that carries food to your esophagus and air to your windpipe and larynx. The technical name for throat is pharynx.you can have a sore throat for many reasons. Often, colds and flu cause sore throats. Other causes can include:
tonsillitis - an infection in the tonsils
treatment depends on the cause. Sucking on lozenges, drinking lots of liquids and gargling may ease the pain. Over-the-counter pain relievers can also help, but children should not take aspirin.