ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 625.6

Fem stress incontinence

Diagnosis Code 625.6

ICD-9: 625.6
Short Description: Fem stress incontinence
Long Description: Stress incontinence, female
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 625.6

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system
    • Other disorders of female genital tract (617-629)
      • 625 Pain and other symptoms associated with female genital organs

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 625.6 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients


Pain is a feeling triggered in the nervous system. Pain may be sharp or dull. It may come and go, or it may be constant. You may feel pain in one area of your body, such as your back, abdomen or chest or you may feel pain all over, such as when your muscles ache from the flu.

Pain can be helpful in diagnosing a problem. Without pain, you might seriously hurt yourself without knowing it, or you might not realize you have a medical problem that needs treatment. Once you take care of the problem, pain usually goes away. However, sometimes pain goes on for weeks, months or even years. This is called chronic pain. Sometimes chronic pain is due to an ongoing cause, such as cancer or arthritis. Sometimes the cause is unknown.

Fortunately, there are many ways to treat pain. Treatment varies depending on the cause of pain. Pain relievers, acupuncture and sometimes surgery are helpful.

  • Aches and pains during pregnancy
  • Neuralgia
  • Palliative care - managing pain
  • Somatoform pain disorder

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (UI) is loss of bladder control. Symptoms can range from mild leaking to uncontrollable wetting. It can happen to anyone, but it becomes more common with age. Women experience UI twice as often as men.

Most bladder control problems happen when muscles are too weak or too active. If the muscles that keep your bladder closed are weak, you may have accidents when you sneeze, laugh or lift a heavy object. This is stress incontinence. If bladder muscles become too active, you may feel a strong urge to go to the bathroom when you have little urine in your bladder. This is urge incontinence or overactive bladder. There are other causes of incontinence, such as prostate problems and nerve damage.

Treatment depends on the type of problem you have and what best fits your lifestyle. It may include simple exercises, medicines, special devices or procedures prescribed by your doctor, or surgery.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • External incontinence devices
  • Indwelling catheter care
  • Inflatable artificial sphincter
  • Kegel exercises - self-care
  • Self catheterization - female
  • Self catheterization - male
  • Stress incontinence
  • Suprapubic catheter care
  • Urge incontinence
  • Urinary catheters
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary incontinence - collagen implants
  • Urinary incontinence - retropubic suspension
  • Urinary incontinence - tension-free vaginal tape
  • Urinary incontinence - vaginal sling procedures
  • Urinary incontinence products
  • Urinary incontinence products - self-care
  • Urinary incontinence surgery - female - discharge
  • Urine drainage bags
  • When you have urinary incontinence

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