Valid for Submission
J06.0 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of acute laryngopharyngitis. The code J06.0 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code J06.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute laryngopharyngitis or pharyngolaryngitis.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code J06.0 are found in the index:
- - Laryngopharyngitis (acute) - J06.0
- - Pharyngolaryngitis (acute) - J06.0
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Acute laryngopharyngitis
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Information for Patients
Sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy nose, coughing - everyone knows the symptoms of the common cold. It is probably the most common illness. In the course of a year, people in the United States suffer 1 billion colds.
You can get a cold by touching your eyes or nose after you touch surfaces with cold germs on them. You can also inhale the germs. Symptoms usually begin 2 or 3 days after infection and last 2 to 14 days. Washing your hands and staying away from people with colds will help you avoid colds.
There is no cure for the common cold. But there are treatments that can make you feel better while you wait for the cold to go away on its own:
- Getting plenty of rest
- Drinking fluids
- Gargling with warm salt water
- Using cough drops or throat sprays
- Taking over-the-counter pain or cold medicines
However, do not give aspirin to children. And do not give cough medicine to children under four.
- Common cold (Medical Encyclopedia)
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