ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z70

Counseling related to sexual attitude, behavior and orientn

Diagnosis Code Z70

ICD-10: Z70
Short Description: Counseling related to sexual attitude, behavior and orientn
Long Description: Counseling related to sexual attitude, behavior and orientation
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z70

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The code Z70 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (Z69-Z76)
      • Counseling related to sexual attitude, behavior and orientn (Z70)

Information for Patients


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals have special health concerns besides the usual ones that affect most men and women. On this page you'll find information about these specific health issues.

  • Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex with Men) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


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Sexual Health

Sexuality is a big part of being human. Love, affection and sexual intimacy all play a role in healthy relationships. They also contribute to your sense of well-being. A number of disorders can affect the ability to have or enjoy sex in both men and women.

Factors that can affect sexual health include

  • Fear of unplanned pregnancy
  • Concerns about infertility
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Chronic diseases such as cancer or heart disease
  • Medicines that affect sexual desire or performance

  • Heart disease and intimacy (Medical Encyclopedia)


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