ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R10.30

Lower abdominal pain, unspecified

Diagnosis Code R10.30

ICD-10: R10.30
Short Description: Lower abdominal pain, unspecified
Long Description: Lower abdominal pain, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R10.30

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
    • Symptoms and signs involving the digestive system and abdomen (R10-R19)
      • Abdominal and pelvic pain (R10)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R10.30 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Colicky hypogastric pain
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • On examination - abdominal pain - hypogastrium
  • On examination - abdominal pain on palpation
  • On examination - epigastric pain
  • On examination - iliac pain - abdominal
  • On examination - iliac pain on palpation
  • Pain radiating to lower abdomen
  • Site of abdominal pain
  • Suprapubic pain

Information for Patients

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain occurs mostly in the lower abdomen area. The pain might be steady, or it might come and go. If the pain is severe, it might get in the way of your daily activities.

If you're a woman, you might feel a dull pain during your period. It could also happen during sex. Pelvic pain can be a sign that there is a problem with one of the organs in your pelvic area, such as the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix or vagina. It could also be a symptom of infection, or a problem with the urinary tract, lower intestines, rectum, muscle or bone. If you're a man, the cause is often a problem with the prostate.

You might have to undergo a lot of medical tests to find the cause of the pain. The treatment will depend on the cause, how bad the pain is and how often it occurs.

NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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