Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R11.0

Nausea

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • R11.0 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 R11.0. Other international versions of ICD-10 R11.0 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a queasy sensation and/or the urge to vomit.
  • A feeling of sickness or discomfort in the stomach that may come with an urge to vomit. Nausea is a side effect of some types of cancer therapy.
  • A subjective unpleasant, wavelike sensation in the back of the throat, epigastrium, or abdomen that may lead to the urge or need to vomit
  • An unpleasant sensation in the stomach usually accompanied by the urge to vomit. Common causes are early pregnancy, sea and motion sickness, emotional stress, intense pain, food poisoning, and various enteroviruses.
  • Distaste for food/fluids and an urge to vomit
  • The sensation that one is about to vomit.
  • Unpleasant sensation in the stomach usually accompanied by the urge to vomit.
Applicable To
  • Nausea NOS
  • Nausea without vomiting
Approximate Synonyms
  • Nausea after surgery
  • Postoperative nausea
ICD-10-CM R11.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 391 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders with mcc
  • 392 Esophagitis, gastroenteristis and miscellaneous digestive disorders without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM R11.0 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM R11.0:
  • Nausea (without vomiting) R11.0