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Merc Viv
Fever And Chill
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Mercurius Vivus - Fever And Chill symptoms

Quicksilver, Mercurius, Mercury, Merc Viv

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HPUS indication: Sore throat

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.

Below are the strongest indications of Merc Viv in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

Materia Medica Sources
H.C. Allen - no Mercurius Vivus
T.F. AllenBoenninghausenBoericke  
Boger - no Mercurius Vivus
Hahnemann - no Mercurius Vivus
HeringKent Lectures  
Kent New remedies - no Mercurius Vivus
Reversed & reworded Kent repertory  
Morrel - no Mercurius Vivus
NashChange default source(s)
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Fever and chill

Generally gastric or bilious, with profuse nightly perspiration; debility, slow and lingering

Heat and shuddering alternately

Yellow perspiration

Profuse perspiration without relief

creeping chilliness; worse in the evening and into night

Alternate flashes of heat in single parts.



Morning; in bed

Morning; nightly after emission

Morning; after rising

Morning; on waking


Afternoon; after dinner

Afternoon; after sleep


Evening; in bed

Evening; continuing until midnight

Evening; after lying down

Evening; undressing


Night; after midnight

In parts affected with other symptoms

In the open air

In the open air; while walking

From the least draft of air

In bed

In bed; rising from bed

Beginning in particular area; abdomen and extending from abdomen

Beginning in particular area; face

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); afternoon; after siesta

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); evening

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); evening; on lying in bed

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); evening; warm heater

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); before stool

Cold damp weather


From emotions; from fright

From emotions; after stress

After exertion

After exposure; to a draft


External; in spots


Internal; morning

Internal; morning; in bed

Internal; late morning

Internal; as if coldness in the bones

During movement


With fever, but chill predominating

With fever, but chill predominating; night

On rising up

Shaking, shivering, rigors

Shaking, shivering, rigors; morning

Shaking, shivering, rigors; evening

Shaking, shivering, rigors; evening; in bed

Shaking, shivering, rigors; night

Shaking, shivering, rigors; from fright

Shaking, shivering, rigors; with heat

Shaking, shivering, rigors; before stool

After sleep

Before stool

During stool

At certain time of day or night; from 10 a.m.

At certain time of day or night; from 12 a.m.

At certain time of day or night; from 1 p.m.

At certain time of day or night; from 1 p.m.; to 2 p.m.

At certain time of day or night; from 9 p.m.

Trembling and shivering

When uncovering, undressing

During urination

On waking

Warm room

Warmth; warm room

In warmth; in warm room; not relieved in warm room, nor by a warm heater

Desire for warmth, which does not relieve

Sensation of cold water; dashed over him

Sensation of cold water; poured over him




Night; with perspiration

Night; after midnight

Alternating with chills

Alternating with chills; evening

Alternating with chills; night

Alternating with chills; shivering

In bed (see night and warmth)

In bed (see night and warmth); forcing out of bed at night

In bed (see night and warmth); feeling of heat in bed, yet aversion to uncovering

In bed (see night and warmth); after getting out of bed

Localised; stomach (gastric fever)

Burning heat

Burning heat; night

Burning heat; night; after midnight

Catarrh with fever

With chill

With chilliness

With chilliness; alternating with heat not perceptible to the touch

With external coldness

Continued fever

Continued fever; night

Continued fever; abdominal; with yellow, jaundiced, skin

Continued fever; with skin out-break

Dry heat

Fever with skin out-break; scarlet fever

From exertion

External heat

External heat; with chilliness

Hectic fever

Infectious fevers

Inflammatory fever

Internal heat

Fever from irritation

Movement brings on chilliness

Comes on suddenly

Comes on suddenly; night

Perspiration with heat


Remittent; evening

Remittent; night

Septic fever (see infectious, continued, from childbirth, etc.)

With shivering

With shivering; alternating with heat

One-sided; left

Heat comes on during sleep

Heat comes on after sleep

Before stool

Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill followed by heat

Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill then sweat, without intervening heat

Stages of chill, heat and sweat; heat followed by chill

Aversion to uncovering

In women; during period

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