ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B37.3

Candidiasis of vulva and vagina

Diagnosis Code B37.3

ICD-10: B37.3
Short Description: Candidiasis of vulva and vagina
Long Description: Candidiasis of vulva and vagina
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B37.3

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Mycoses (B35-B49)
      • Candidiasis (B37)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B37.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • 112.1 - Candidal vulvovaginitis

  • Candida infection of genital region
  • Candida infection of genital region
  • Candidal vulvovaginitis
  • Candidiasis of vagina
  • Candidiasis of vulva
  • Recurrent candidiasis of vagina

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code B37.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Vaginal Diseases

Vaginal problems are some of the most common reasons women go to the doctor. They may have symptoms such as

  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Pain
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Discharge

Often, the problem is vaginitis, an inflammation of the vagina. The main symptom is smelly vaginal discharge, but some women have no symptoms. Common causes are bacterial infections, trichomoniasis, and yeast infections.

Some other causes of vaginal symptoms include sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal cancer, and vulvar cancer. Treatment of vaginal problems depends on the cause.

  • Bacterial Vaginosis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Bacterial vaginosis -- aftercare
  • Bartholin cyst or abscess
  • Imperforate hymen
  • Vaginal cysts
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Vaginal itching and discharge - Adult and adolescent
  • Vaginal itching and discharge - child
  • Vaginal yeast infection
  • Vaginitis - self-care
  • Vulvovaginitis - overview

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Vulvar Disorders

The vulva is the external part of a woman's genitals. Some problems you can have with the vulvar area include

  • Bacterial or fungal infections
  • Skin problems due to allergy
  • Vulvar cancer
  • Vulvodynia, or vulvar pain

Symptoms may include redness, itching, pain, or cracks in the skin. Treatment depends on the cause.

  • Vulvovaginitis - overview

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Yeast Infections

Also called: Candidiasis, Moniliasis

Candida is the scientific name for yeast. It is a fungus that lives almost everywhere, including in your body. Usually, your immune system keeps yeast under control. If you are sick or taking antibiotics, it can multiply and cause an infection.

Yeast infections affect different parts of the body in different ways:

  • Thrush is a yeast infection that causes white patches in your mouth
  • Candida esophagitis is thrush that spreads to your esophagus, the tube that takes food from your mouth to your stomach. It can make it hard or painful to swallow.
  • Women can get vaginal yeast infections, causing itchiness, pain and discharge
  • Yeast infections of the skin cause itching and rashes
  • Yeast infections in your bloodstream can be life-threatening

Antifungal medicines get rid of yeast infections in most people. If you have a weak immune system, treatment might be more difficult.

  • Candida infection of the skin
  • Thrush
  • Vaginal yeast infection

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