ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 300.29

Isolated/spec phobia NEC

Diagnosis Code 300.29

ICD-9: 300.29
Short Description: Isolated/spec phobia NEC
Long Description: Other isolated or specific phobias
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 300.29

Code Classification
  • Mental disorders (290–319)
    • Neurotic disorders, personality disorders, and other nonpsychotic mental disorders (300-316)
      • 300 Neurotic disorders

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acarophobia
  • Acrophobia
  • Aerophobia
  • Algophobia
  • Androphobia
  • Anxiety about blushing
  • Arachnophobia
  • Astrapophobia
  • Bromhidrosiphobia
  • Claustrophobia
  • Delusion of parasitosis
  • Delusional dysmorphophobia
  • Dental phobia
  • Dysmorphophobia
  • Erotophobia
  • Examination phobia
  • Fear associated with healthcare
  • Fear associated with illness and body function
  • Fear of anesthetic
  • Fear of animals
  • Fear of appearing ridiculous
  • Fear of awareness under general anesthetic
  • Fear of becoming fat
  • Fear of being in a small group
  • Fear of being laughed at
  • Fear of being left alone
  • Fear of being left alone during period of dependence
  • Fear of being watched
  • Fear of birds
  • Fear of blood
  • Fear of bridges
  • Fear of choking
  • Fear of collapsing
  • Fear of contracting disease
  • Fear of contracting human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Fear of contracting radiation sickness
  • Fear of contracting venereal disease
  • Fear of crowds
  • Fear of deafness
  • Fear of death
  • Fear of dentist
  • Fear of disconnection from ventilator
  • Fear of ejaculation
  • Fear of enclosed spaces
  • Fear of fainting
  • Fear of falling while mobilizing
  • Fear of feathers
  • Fear of flying
  • Fear of general anesthetic
  • Fear of getting cancer
  • Fear of ghosts
  • Fear of going crazy
  • Fear of having a fit
  • Fear of having a heart attack
  • Fear of heart attack
  • Fear of heights
  • Fear of hospitals
  • Fear of hypertension
  • Fear of infection
  • Fear of injury
  • Fear of insects
  • Fear of lifts
  • Fear of local anesthetic
  • Fear of losing control of bowels
  • Fear of losing control of bowels in public
  • Fear of losing emotional control
  • Fear of medical treatment
  • Fear of mobilizing
  • Fear of natural phenomena
  • Fear of needles
  • Fear of not coping with treatment
  • Fear of not waking from general anesthetic
  • Fear of phone boxes
  • Fear of problem after anesthetic
  • Fear of saying the wrong thing
  • Fear of school
  • Fear of shaking
  • Fear of speaking on the phone
  • Fear of speaking to people in authority
  • Fear of surgical masks
  • Fear of swallowing
  • Fear of sweating
  • Fear of the bogey man
  • Fear of the dark
  • Fear of thunderstorm
  • Fear of traveling in vehicles
  • Fear of tunnels
  • Fear of using public toilets
  • Fear of vomiting in public
  • Fear of walking
  • Fear of water
  • Fear of wetting self
  • Fear of wetting self in public
  • Fear of writing in public
  • Fear relating to body function
  • Fearful with pain
  • Flying phobia
  • Gynephobia
  • Heightened global phobia
  • Microphobia
  • Needle phobia
  • Noise phobia
  • Nosophobia
  • Nyctophobia
  • Parasitophobia
  • Phobic fear of skin cancer
  • Phonophobia
  • Ponophobia
  • Pyrophobia
  • Simple phobia
  • Specific fear
  • Syphilophobia
  • Taijin kyofusho
  • Taphophobia
  • Teratophobia
  • Theophobia
  • Tocophobia
  • Toxicophobia
  • Unrealistic dental phobia
  • Venereophobia
  • Xenophobia
  • Zoophobia

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder. It is a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no real danger.

There are many specific phobias. Acrophobia is a fear of heights. Agoraphobia is a fear of public places, and claustrophobia is a fear of closed-in places. If you become anxious and extremely self-conscious in everyday social situations, you could have a social phobia. Other common phobias involve tunnels, highway driving, water, flying, animals and blood.

People with phobias try to avoid what they are afraid of. If they cannot, they may experience

  • Panic and fear
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Trembling
  • A strong desire to get away

Phobias usually start in children or teens, and continue into adulthood. The causes of specific phobias are not known, but they sometimes run in families.

Treatment helps most people with phobias. Options include medicines, therapy or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health

  • Panic disorder with agoraphobia
  • Phobia - simple/specific
  • Social phobia

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