UTI stands for Urinary Tract Infection. It is an infection of any part of the urinary system like the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. In common cases, most of the infections affect the lower urinary tract in the bladder and the urethra. In this article, we know in detail about UTI ICD 10 Codes.
UTI has mostly affected women compared to men. There are some symptoms of UTI infection, so anyone can recognize and visit the doctor
- Persistent urge to urinate
- Burning sensation when urinating.
- Blood in the urine
- Smelling urine
- Pelvic pain
Urinary Tract System:
Urinary tract infections (UTI) occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract through the urethra and start to multiply themself in the bladder. Our urinary system is designed to keep out these microscopic invaders, but sometimes our bodies fail to get affected by these viruses.
The urinary tract system developed and stores urine which is the body’s liquid waste product. The following parts of the body make the urinary tract system mentioned below:
- Kidneys: These organs are present on the back side of your body and just above the hips. They are working as a filter of the body. Removing waste and water from the blood and keeping it clean. The liquid later becomes urine.
- Ureters: Ureters are the tubes it carries urine from the kidneys to the bladder.
- Bladder: A bladder stores the urine of the body before it leaves.
Urethra: It is also a tube that carries the urine from your bladder to the outside of the body.
UTI ICD 10 Code:
ICD 10 Code for UTI (Urinary tract infection) site not specified is N39.0
Other related codes of UTI is mentioned below
|N36.4||Urethral functional and muscular disorders|
|N36.41||Hypermobility of urethra|
|N36.42||Intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD)|
|N36.43||Combined hypermobility of urethra and intrinsic sphincter deficiency|
|N36.44||Muscular disorders of the urethra|
|N36.5||Urethral false passage|
|N36.8||Other specified disorders of the urethra|
|N36.9||Urethral disorder, unspecified|
|N37||Urethral disorders in diseases classified elsewhere|
|N39||Other disorders of the urinary system|
|N39.0||Urinary tract infection, site not specified|
|N39.3||Stress incontinence (female/male)|
|N39.4||Other specified urinary incontinence|
|N39.42||Incontinence without sensory awareness|
|N39.43||Post void dribbling|
|N39.49||Other specified urinary incontinence|