Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold] J00- >

Applicable To
  • Acute rhinitis
  • Coryza (acute)
  • Infective nasopharyngitis NOS
  • Infective rhinitis
  • Nasal catarrh, acute
  • Nasopharyngitis NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as J00. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • acute pharyngitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02
    • J02 Acute pharyngitis
      • J02.0 Streptococcal pharyngitis
      • J02.8 Acute pharyngitis due to other specified orga...
      • J02.9 Acute pharyngitis, unspecified
    J02.-
    )
  • acute sore throat NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.9

    Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
    • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Sore throat (acute) NOS
    • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
    J02.9
    )
  • pharyngitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.9

    Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
    • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Sore throat (acute) NOS
    • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
    J02.9
    )
  • rhinitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.0

    Chronic rhinitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Atrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Granulomatous rhinitis (chronic)
    • Hypertrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Obstructive rhinitis (chronic)
    • Ozena
    • Purulent rhinitis (chronic)
    • Rhinitis (chronic) NOS
    • Ulcerative rhinitis (chronic)
    Type 1 Excludes
    J31.0
    )
  • sore throat NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.9

    Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
    • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Sore throat (acute) NOS
    • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
    J02.9
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (J00) and the excluded code together.
  • allergic rhinitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J30.1

    Allergic rhinitis due to pollen

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Allergy NOS due to pollen
    • Hay fever
    • Pollinosis
    J30.1-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J30.9

    Allergic rhinitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    J30.9
    )
  • chronic pharyngitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.2

    Chronic pharyngitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic sore throat
    • Atrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
    • Granular pharyngitis (chronic)
    • Hypertrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute pharyngitis (J02.9)
    J31.2
    )
  • chronic rhinitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.0

    Chronic rhinitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Atrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Granulomatous rhinitis (chronic)
    • Hypertrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Obstructive rhinitis (chronic)
    • Ozena
    • Purulent rhinitis (chronic)
    • Rhinitis (chronic) NOS
    • Ulcerative rhinitis (chronic)
    Type 1 Excludes
    J31.0
    )
  • chronic sore throat (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.2

    Chronic pharyngitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic sore throat
    • Atrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
    • Granular pharyngitis (chronic)
    • Hypertrophic pharyngitis (chronic)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute pharyngitis (J02.9)
    J31.2
    )
  • nasopharyngitis, chronic (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.1

    Chronic nasopharyngitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute nasopharyngitis (J00)
    J31.1
    )
  • vasomotor rhinitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J30.0

    Vasomotor rhinitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    J30.0
    )
Clinical Information
  • A catarrhal disorder of the upper respiratory tract, which may be viral or a mixed infection. It generally involves a runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing.
  • A disorder characterized by an infectious process involving the nasal mucosal.
  • An inflammatory process affecting the nasal mucosa, usually caused by viruses (e.g., rhinovirus, adenovirus, parainfluenza virus, and coronavirus). It is characterized by chills, headaches, mucopurulent nasal discharge, coughing, and facial pain.
  • Catarrhal disorder of the upper respiratory tract, which may be viral or a mixed infection; marked by acute coryza, slight rise in temperature, chilly sensations, and general indisposition.
  • Inflammation of the nasopharynx, usually including its mucosa, related lymphoid structure, and glands.
  • Sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy nose, coughing - everyone knows the symptoms of the common cold. It is probably the most common illness. In the course of a year, people in the United States suffer 1 billion colds.you can get a cold by touching your eyes or nose after you touch surfaces with cold germs on them. You can also inhale the germs. Symptoms usually begin 2 or 3 days after infection and last 2 to 14 days. Washing your hands and staying away from people with colds will help you avoid colds. There is no cure for the common cold. For relief, try
    • getting plenty of rest
    • drinking fluids
    • gargling with warm salt water
    • using cough drops or throat sprays
    • taking over-the-counter pain or cold medicines
    however, do not give aspirin to children. And do not give cough medicine to children under four.
Codes
  • J00 Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold]