ICD-10 Diagnosis Code O31.8X33

Oth comp specific to multiple gest, third trimester, fetus 3

Diagnosis Code O31.8X33

ICD-10: O31.8X33
Short Description: Oth comp specific to multiple gest, third trimester, fetus 3
Long Description: Other complications specific to multiple gestation, third trimester, fetus 3
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code O31.8X33

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The code O31.8X33 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Maternal care related to the fetus and amniotic cavity and possible delivery problems (O30-O48)
      • Complications specific to multiple gestation (O31)

Information for Patients

Twins, Triplets, Multiple Births

If you are pregnant with more than one baby, you are far from alone. Multiple births are up in the United States. More women are having babies after age 30 and more are taking fertility drugs. Both boost the chance of carrying more than one baby. A family history of twins also makes multiples more likely.

Years ago, most twins came as a surprise. Now, most women know about a multiple pregnancy early. Women with multiple pregnancies should see their health care providers more often than women who are expecting one baby. Multiple pregnancy babies have a much higher risk of being born prematurely and having a low birth weight. There is also more of a risk of disabilities. Some women have to go on bed rest to delay labor. Finally, they may deliver by C-section, especially if there are three babies or more.

Parenting multiples can be a challenge. Volunteer help and support groups for parents of multiples can help.

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

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