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I could realy use help with this Dx DHEA

  1. Default I could realy use help with this Dx DHEA
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    My physician wrote DHEA x 10 years. I have looked and I can't find any definate diagnosis code for this or for dehydroepiandrosterone. Any help would be great. Thanks

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    Columbia, MO
    did he give you anything else? He could be saying the patient has been taking DHEA for 10 years.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    I agree with Michellde. Yes DHEA is given in low dosage as treatment for Addison's Disease for a longer period.
    Also Addisons with Depression also could be treated with DHEA.
    Thank you

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