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What is the ICD-9 code for dysuria?

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The ICD-9 code for dysuria is 788.1, according to ICD9Data.com. WebMD describes dysuria as a medical condition that causes pain, discomfort or burning while urinating.

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ICD-9 is the current version of the classification system as of 2014. It is a classification system of the health care industry, according to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a system of classifying medical conditions generally used for medical billing and in the insurance industry. The ICD codes are overseen by the World Health Organization, who makes adjustments when needed. The current ICD-9 classification system is scheduled to be replaced by ICD-10 system in 2015.

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