ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V74.5

Screen for veneral dis

Diagnosis Code V74.5

ICD-9: V74.5
Short Description: Screen for veneral dis
Long Description: Screening examination for venereal disease
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V74.5

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons without reported diagnosis encountered during examination and investigation of individuals and populations (V70-V82)
      • V74 Special screening examination for bacterial and spirochetal diseases

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z11.3 - Encntr screen for infections w sexl mode of transmiss

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V74.5 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Screening (for) V82.9
      • bacterial
        • and spirochetal sexually transmitted diseases V74.5
        • disease V74.9
          • sexually transmitted V74.5
      • disease or disorder V82.9
        • sexually transmitted V74.5
          • bacterial V74.5
          • spirochetal V74.5
        • venereal V74.5
      • gonorrhea V74.5
      • sexually transmitted diseases V74.5
        • bacterial V74.5
        • spirochetal V74.5
      • spirochetal disease V74.9
        • sexually transmitted V74.5
      • syphilis V74.5
      • venereal disease V74.5

Information for Patients

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Also called: STDs, Sexually transmitted infections, Venereal disease

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that you can get from having sex with someone who has the infection. The causes of STDs are bacteria, parasites and viruses. There are more than 20 types of STDs, including

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Genital herpes
  • HPV
  • Syphilis
  • Trichomoniasis

Most STDs affect both men and women, but in many cases the health problems they cause can be more severe for women. If a pregnant woman has an STD, it can cause serious health problems for the baby.

If you have an STD caused by bacteria or parasites, your health care provider can treat it with antibiotics or other medicines. If you have an STD caused by a virus, there is no cure. Sometimes medicines can keep the disease under control. Correct usage of latex condoms greatly reduces, but does not completely eliminate, the risk of catching or spreading STDs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Chancroid
  • Condom Fact Sheet in Brief (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Donovanosis (granuloma inguinale)
  • Genital sores - female
  • Genital sores - male
  • Safe sex
  • Urethral discharge culture

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