Diagnosis Code R68.19
Information for Medical Professionals
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Pediatric diagnoses Pediatric diagnoses
Pediatric. Age range is 0–17 years inclusive (e.g., Reye’s syndrome, routine child health exam).
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- 799.89 - Ill-define condition NEC (approximate) Approximate Flag
The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
- Crying infant
Information for Patients
Common Infant and Newborn Problems
It is hard when your baby is sick. Common health problems in babies include colds, coughs, fevers, and vomiting. Babies also commonly have skin problems, like diaper rash or cradle cap.
Many of these problems are not serious. It is important to know how to help your sick baby, and to know the warning signs for more serious problems. Trust your intuition - if you are worried about your baby, call your health care provider right away.
- Colic and crying - self-care
- Cradle cap
- Crying - excessive (0-6 months)
- Diaper rash
- Diarrhea in infants
- Newborn jaundice - discharge
- Rash - child under 2 years
- Spitting up - self-care
- When to Call the Baby's Doctor (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)
- When your baby or infant has a fever