ICD 10 Code for Dysuria (2024)

Refers to pain or discomfort during dysuria. This can be caused by a variety of issues, such as urinary tract infections, bladder or kidney stones, unclosed cysts, sexually transmitted infections, and certain medications. It can be experienced by men and women of any age, but it is more common in women. Urinary tract infections are commonly associated with dysuria. It is important to see a healthcare provider if you experience dysuria because it may be a sign of a serious underlying condition. ICD 10 code for dysuria is R30.0.

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ICD 10 Code for Dysuria

ICD CodesDescription
R29.810Facial weakness
R29.818Other symptoms and signs involving the nervous system
R29.89Other symptoms and signs involving the musculoskeletal system
R29.890Loss of height
R29.891Ocular torticollis
R29.898Other symptoms and signs involving the musculoskeletal system
R29.9Unspecified symptoms and signs involving the nervous and musculoskeletal systems
R29.90Unspecified symptoms and signs involving the nervous system
R29.91Unspecified symptoms and signs involving the musculoskeletal system
R30Pain associated with micturition
R30.1Vesical tenesmus
R30.9Painful micturition, unspecified
R31.0Gross hematuria
R31.1Benign essential microscopic hematuria
R31.2Other microscopic hematuria
R31.21Asymptomatic microscopic hematuria
R31.29Other microscopic hematuria
R31.9Hematuria, unspecified
R32Unspecified urinary incontinence
Dysuria ICD 10 codes

Causes of Dysuria

Dysuria, a medical term describing burning or painful urination, is an uncomfortable experience that can have many causes. Following are the main causes of dysuria-

◆ Dysuria is usually caused by bacterial infections such as cystitis and urethritis.

◆It can also be associated with infection-related conditions, including sexually transmitted infections, kidney or bladder stones, kidney infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, and vaginitis.

◆ Some cases, it can be caused by chemical irritation from drugs such as antibiotics or by exposure to irritants in bubble baths or showers.

◆ Factors include side effects from radiation therapy for cancer treatment, physical obstructions that complicate emptying of the bladder.

◆ Diabetes-related nerve damage known as neuropathy that disrupts signals to the urinary tract organs and causes a burning sensation during urination as a result of pelvic trauma or surgery.

Symptoms of Dysuria

There are many reasons responsible for dysuria. It can be due to various underlying issues like infection or trauma. It can be a very painful and unbearable experience, but if we detect its symptoms in advance, then this experience can be avoided, its symptoms are as follows-

Dysuria diagnosis codes/icd 10 code dysuria

◆ Symptoms usually include a burning sensation during urination, a strong urge or frequency of urination, and discomfort in the lower abdomen.

◆Discolored urine may also be present along with the possible presence of blood in the urine.

◆ Additionally, dysuria can sometimes be accompanied by symptoms associated with a urinary tract infection, including fever, pelvic pain or pressure, a strong urge to urinate even though there is little volume in the bladder, and cloudy/foul-smelling urine.

Icd-10 code for dysuria is R30.0 and other related ICD codes are mention as below mention

Effects of Dysuria on body

Dysuria is a very painful and serious health condition. This health problem related to the bladder can prove to be very fatal for our body and health. Apart from this, experiencing pain during urination can also be a symptom of some serious internal disease. Dysuria can be accompanied by pain or a burning sensation during urination, usually felt in the tube that carries urine from your bladder (urethra) or the area around your genitals (perineum). If it does not heal and continues, in addition to the severe appearance of symptoms, the development of fever or other signs of a more serious infection, the patient should see his or her doctor immediately.  Although sometimes under normal conditions it can be diagnosed and treated without visiting a doctor’s office. Serious risk factors for this include diabetes mellitus, pregnancy, and bladder pathology such as cystocele, diverticula, and prostatic hypertrophy, or other conditions that contribute to an increase in residual volume.In pregnancy, there may be suprapubic discomfort and difficulty urinating and pain may be experienced in the absence of a urinary tract infection.

How to protect yourself from Dysuria?

 Dysuria is a bladder-related problem, so important precautions should be taken while urinating and during sexual intercourse to protect yourself from dysuria. To help prevent dysuria caused by cystitis or pyelonephritis, drink several glasses of water daily. Women should wipe from front to back after defecation. Apart from this, one should urinate immediately after sex so that bacteria cannot enter inside. To prevent dysuria caused by irritation, women should keep the genital area clean and dry, and carefully change tampons and sanitary napkins frequently, and avoid irritating soaps, vaginal sprays, and douches.


Q1. How to treat dysuria at home?

Ans. To treat Dysuria at home, drink more and more water besides cranberry juice And eat things rich in Vitamin C. And if you experience it during pregnancy or are suffering from fever, then in this situation contact the doctor immediately.

Q2. Why do I feel burning after urinating even though I do not have any infection?

Ans. If you do not have any kind of urine infection but still feel burning sensation, then it can be due to cystitis. It is a bladder health problem characterized by pain, pressure or burning in the bladder. Most often, this problem is caused by germs such as bacteria, and cystitis can be present even when there is no urine infection. It is normal to experience a burning sensation in urine in the absence of infection. It can also be caused by inflammation of the bladder, this type of inflammation of the bladder is usually very chronic.


This bladder-related disease causes unbearable pain and is comparatively more common in women than in men. Bacteria enter inside due to unsafe sexual intercourse and dirt, which causes this type of problem. Therefore, to avoid it, it is necessary to have information about it, through today’s post, we have come to know what is dysuria, what are its symptoms and what causes it, in addition to this, we have come to know that dysuria affects the body. There are negative effects and how can we protect ourselves from it.

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