ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R11.10

Vomiting, unspecified

Diagnosis Code R11.10

ICD-10: R11.10
Short Description: Vomiting, unspecified
Long Description: Vomiting, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R11.10

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.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R11.10 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Acute vomiting
  • Altered bowel function
  • Altered bowel function
  • Chronic vomiting
  • Complaining of vomiting
  • Concealed vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Diarrhea
  • Diarrhea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea and vomiting, symptom
  • Diarrhea symptom
  • Digestive symptom
  • Digestive symptom
  • Effortless vomiting
  • Finding of vomiting
  • Finding of vomiting
  • Finding of vomiting
  • Finding of vomiting
  • Finding of vomiting
  • Habit vomiting
  • Hyperemesis
  • Intermittent vomiting
  • Morning vomiting
  • Persistent vomiting
  • Postoperative vomiting
  • Post-tussive vomiting
  • Retching
  • Retching
  • Uncontrollable vomiting
  • Vertigo, acute onset with vomiting and inability to stand
  • Violent retching
  • Vomited meal
  • Vomiting
  • Vomiting - infective
  • Vomiting food
  • Vomiting food
  • Vomiting in infants AND/OR children
  • Vomiting symptom

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code R11.10 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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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