ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N94.3

Premenstrual tension syndrome

Diagnosis Code N94.3

ICD-10: N94.3
Short Description: Premenstrual tension syndrome
Long Description: Premenstrual tension syndrome
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N94.3

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The code N94.3 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract (N80-N98)
      • Pain and oth cond assoc w fem gntl org and menstrual cycle (N94)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code N94.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Premenstrual symptom
  • Premenstrual tension syndrome

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code N94.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Premenstrual Syndrome

Also called: PMS

Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, is a group of symptoms that start one to two weeks before your period. Most women have at least some symptoms of PMS, and the symptoms go away after their periods start. For some women, the symptoms are severe enough to interfere with their lives. They have a type of PMS called premenstrual dysphoric disorder, or PMDD.

Common PMS symptoms include

  • Breast swelling and tenderness
  • Acne
  • Bloating and weight gain
  • Pain - headache or joint pain
  • Food cravings
  • Irritability, mood swings, crying spells, depression

No one knows what causes PMS, but hormonal changes trigger the symptoms. No single PMS treatment works for everyone. Over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen, aspirin or naproxen may help ease cramps, headaches, backaches and breast tenderness. Exercising, getting enough sleep, and avoiding salt, caffeine, and alcohol can also help.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

  • Breast - premenstrual tenderness and swelling (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Premenstrual syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Premenstrual syndrome - self-care (Medical Encyclopedia)

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