ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R11

Nausea and vomiting

Diagnosis Code R11

ICD-10: R11
Short Description: Nausea and vomiting
Long Description: Nausea and vomiting
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R11

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
    • Symptoms and signs involving the digestive system and abdomen (R10-R19)
      • Nausea and vomiting (R11)

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.
Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Nausea and Vomiting

Also called: Emesis

Nausea is an uneasy or unsettled feeling in the stomach together with an urge to vomit. Nausea and vomiting, or throwing up, are not diseases. They can be symptoms of many different conditions. These include morning sickness during pregnancy, infections, migraine headaches, motion sickness, food poisoning, cancer chemotherapy or other medicines.

For vomiting in children and adults, avoid solid foods until vomiting has stopped for at least six hours. Then work back to a normal diet. Drink small amounts of clear liquids to avoid dehydration.

Nausea and vomiting are common. Usually, they are not serious. You should see a doctor immediately if you suspect poisoning or if you have

  • Vomited for longer than 24 hours
  • Blood in the vomit
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Headache and stiff neck
  • Signs of dehydration, such as dry mouth, infrequent urination or dark urine

  • Bland diet
  • Diet - clear liquid
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • When you have nausea and vomiting

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