ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 799.81

Decreased libido

Diagnosis Code 799.81

ICD-9: 799.81
Short Description: Decreased libido
Long Description: Decreased libido
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 799.81

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions
    • Ill-defined and unknown causes of morbidity and mortality (797-799)
      • 799 Other ill-defined and unknown causes of morbidity and mortality

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 799.81 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Decrease, decreased
      • libido 799.81
      • sexual desire 799.81

Information for Patients

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

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