ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V25.5

Nsrt mplnt sbdrm cntrcep

Diagnosis Code V25.5

ICD-9: V25.5
Short Description: Nsrt mplnt sbdrm cntrcep
Long Description: Insertion of implantable subdermal contraceptive
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V25.5

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction and development (V20-V29)
      • V25 Encounter for contraceptive management

Information for Medical Professionals

Information for Patients

Birth Control

Also called: Contraception

Birth control, also known as contraception, is designed to prevent pregnancy. Birth control methods may work in a number of different ways:

  • Preventing sperm from getting to the eggs. Types include condoms, diaphragms, cervical caps, and contraceptive sponges.
  • Keeping the woman's ovaries from releasing eggs that could be fertilized. Types include birth control pills, patches, shots, vaginal rings, and emergency contraceptive pills.
  • IUDs, devices which are implanted into the uterus. They can be kept in place for several years.
  • Sterilization, which permanently prevents a woman from getting pregnant or a man from being able to get a woman pregnant

Your choice of birth control should depend on several factors. These include your health, frequency of sexual activity, number of sexual partners and desire to have children in the future. Your health care provider can help you select the best form of birth control for you.

NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

  • Birth control - slow release methods
  • Birth control and family planning
  • Birth control pills - combination
  • Birth control pills - overview
  • Birth control pills - progestin only
  • Condoms - male
  • Deciding about an IUD
  • Female condoms
  • Intrauterine devices (IUD)
  • Vaginal sponge and spermicides

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