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    Hi All,

    Please suggest me the DX for "food stuck in throat"
    thanks in advance,

    Sreenivas Sajja

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    North Carolina


    Does your documentation support 933.* ?

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    Rochester, NY

    Default Food stuck in throat

    I would also use 933 if documentation supports it. If not, you could consider 784.99 - feeling of foreign body in throat/choking sensation or V71.89 - suspected condition not found.
    Thanks, Jill

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    What about 935.1 foreign body in esophagus

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