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Mercurius Vivus - Head symptoms

Quicksilver, Mercurius, Mercury, Merc Viv


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HPUS label 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 Mercurius Vivus based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.


WORSE, at night, wet, damp weather, lying on right side, perspiring; warm room and warm bed.
Relationships
Compare: Capparis coriaccea (polyuria, glandular affections, mucous diarrhoea; influenza); Epilobium - Willow herb - (chronic diarrhoea with tenesmus and mucous discharges; ptyalism, dysphagia; wasting of body and much debility; cholera infantum); KALI-Hyd ( in hard chancre); Mercur. Acet ( Congestion with stiffness, dryness and heat of parts affected. Eyes inflamed, burn and itch. Lack of moisture. Throat dry, talking difficult. Pressure in lower sternum; chancre in urethra; tenia capitis favosa margin of ulcers painful: Mercurius Auratus (Psoriasis and syphilitic catarrh; brain tumors; lues of nose and bones; ozaena; swelling of testicles); Mercurius Bromatus (secondary syphilitic skin affection); Mercurius Nitrosus - Nitrate of Mercurius Vivus - (especially in pustular conjunctivitis and keratitis; gonorrhoea and mucous patches, with Sticking pains; syphilides); Mercurius Vivus Phosphoricus (nervous diseases from syphilis; exostoses); Mercurius Praecipitatus Ruber (suffocative attacks at night on lying down While on the point of falling asleep, obliged to jump up suddenly which relieves; gonorrhoea; Urethra felt as a hard string; chancroid; phagedenic ulcer and bubo; pemphigus, mucous patches, eczema with rhagades and fissures, barber’s itch; blepharitis, internally and externally; leaden heaviness in occiput, with otorrhoea); Mercurius tannicus (syphilides in patients with gastro-intestinal diseases, or, if very sensitive, to ordinary mercurial preparations); Erythrinus - South American Red Mullet Fish - (in pityriasis rubra and syphilis; red rash on chest; pityriasis); Lolium Temulentum (in Trembling of hands and legs); Mercur. cum kali (inveterate colds, acute facial paralysis). Henchera - Alum root - (Gastro-enteritis nausea, vomiting of bile and frothy mucous; stools watery, profuse, slimy, tenesmus, never get done feeling. Dose, 2 to 10 drops of tincture).
Compare: Mez.; Phos.; Syph.; Kali-mur.; Aethiops.
Antidote: Hep.; Aur.; Mez.
Complementary: Badiaga.

HEAD

Band-feeling about head

Catarrhal headaches; much heat in head

Tension about scalp, as if bandaged

Exostosis, with feeling of soreness

Brain; concussion of brain
Brain; inflammation of brain
Brain; inflammation of brain; at spine
Brain; inflammation of brain; meningitis
Brain; inflammation of brain; tubercular

Cerebral haemorrhage

Coldness
Coldness; alternating with heat
Coldness; evening
Coldness; forehead

Congestion (see pulsation)
Congestion (see pulsation); before period
Congestion (see pulsation); during period
Congestion (see pulsation); from suppressed period
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; as if head would burst
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; during vertigo, dizziness
Congestion (see pulsation); on coughing

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing)
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); as if by string
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); back of head (occiput)
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); drinking
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); during period
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); during period
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); evening
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); evening; in bed
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); forehead
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); forehead; as from a band
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); like band or hoop
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); night
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); open air
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); rising
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); sleeping
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); temples; during cough

Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation
Expanded sensation (see swollen); large head
Expanded sensation (see swollen); ring-like

Hair; bristling
Hair; falling
Hair; falling; forehead
Hair; falling; temples

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); forehead
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); warm room
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); while lying down
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); while sitting

Hot
Hot; during chilliness
Hot; forehead
Hot; while sitting

Hydrocephalus (water on the brain: headache, drowsiness, vomiting)
Hydrocephalus (water on the brain: headache, drowsiness, vomiting); lies with head low
Hydrocephalus (water on the brain: headache, drowsiness, vomiting); with sweat

Movements in head; shaking sensation
Movements in head; shaking sensation; forehead
Movements in head; waving sensation
Movements in head; waving sensation; forehead

Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); forward
Movements of head; forward
Movements of head; involuntary
Movements of head; jerking of the head; backwards
Movements of head; rolling head
Movements of head; rolling head; comes on suddenly
Movements of head; throwing head about
Movements of head; throwing head backward
Movements of head; trembling

Pain, headache
Pain, headache; aching deep in brain
Pain, headache; aching deep in brain; from touch
Pain, headache; aching deep in brain; on exercise
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); beer
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from coffee
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from drinking anything
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from spirits
Pain, headache; after physical injuries
Pain, headache; after physical injuries; from concussion
Pain, headache; after scarlet fever
Pain, headache; after sleep
Pain, headache; as if crushed shattered, beaten to pieces
Pain, headache; as if torn
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); as if screwed together
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; down back of neck
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forward
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; to head
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); on coughing
Pain, headache; bones
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; forehead
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; on stooping
Pain, headache; burning
Pain, headache; burning; after scratching
Pain, headache; burning; evening; in bed
Pain, headache; burning; forehead
Pain, headache; burning; forehead; left
Pain, headache; burning; forehead; night
Pain, headache; burning; forehead; over eyes
Pain, headache; burning; forehead; sides of forehead
Pain, headache; burning; lying in bed
Pain, headache; burning; night
Pain, headache; burning; sitting upright
Pain, headache; burning; tearing
Pain, headache; burning; temples
Pain, headache; burning; temples; left
Pain, headache; bursting
Pain, headache; bursting; forehead
Pain, headache; bursting; on coughing
Pain, headache; bursting; top of head (vertex); pain as if top of head would come off
Pain, headache; bursting; top of head (vertex); pain as if top of head would come off; at every jar
Pain, headache; certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head)
Pain, headache; cloudy weather
Pain, headache; cold weather
Pain, headache; cold weather; damp
Pain, headache; cutting, darting, stabbing
Pain, headache; dull pain
Pain, headache; evening
Pain, headache; extending to other parts; ears
Pain, headache; extending to other parts; eyes
Pain, headache; extending to other parts; neck
Pain, headache; extending to other parts; teeth
Pain, headache; extending to other parts; throat
Pain, headache; forehead and back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; forehead and top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; from any jar (see sensitive, coughing, laughing, stepping, riding)
Pain, headache; from catching cold
Pain, headache; from certain movements; from stooping
Pain, headache; from certain movements; movement in general
Pain, headache; from certain movements; shaking head
Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); becoming cold
Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); from cold air; from draft of cold air
Pain, headache; from exertion; mental exertion
Pain, headache; from exertion; physical exertion
Pain, headache; from noises
Pain, headache; from noises; people talking
Pain, headache; from open air
Pain, headache; from sex; after masturbation
Pain, headache; from sex; after sexual excesses
Pain, headache; from sex; from dehydration
Pain, headache; from stool; before stool
Pain, headache; from suppressed perspiration
Pain, headache; from touch
Pain, headache; from warmth; when heated by a fire or heater
Pain, headache; from washing; washing head
Pain, headache; from wrapping up head
Pain, headache; gnawing; forehead; above nose
Pain, headache; in forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes
Pain, headache; in forehead; above root of nose
Pain, headache; in forehead; during period
Pain, headache; in forehead; evening
Pain, headache; in forehead; extending to other parts; face
Pain, headache; in forehead; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; in forehead; from stooping
Pain, headache; in forehead; left side
Pain, headache; in forehead; middle
Pain, headache; in forehead; night
Pain, headache; in forehead; open air
Pain, headache; in forehead; pressure
Pain, headache; in forehead; right side
Pain, headache; in forehead; shaking the head
Pain, headache; in forehead; when indoors; in a warm room
Pain, headache; in forehead; while lying down
Pain, headache; in forehead; while sitting
Pain, headache; in forehead; while standing
Pain, headache; in forehead; while walking in open air
Pain, headache; in women; before period
Pain, headache; jerking
Pain, headache; lying down
Pain, headache; lying down; on either side
Pain, headache; lying down; on either side
Pain, headache; morning
Pain, headache; morning; in bed
Pain, headache; morning; on rising
Pain, headache; night
Pain, headache; noon
Pain, headache; on coughing
Pain, headache; perspiration; after perspiration
Pain, headache; pinching; temples
Pain, headache; pinching; temples; right
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); apart
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if brain bound up
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if by band
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if in a vice
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); as if in a vice
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); before stool
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); being indoors
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); drinking
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); during period
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); during stool
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; as from a band
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to above nose
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to other parts; downward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; left
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; right
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; over eyes
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; pressing outward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; while stooping
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); in open air
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); inward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); on stooping
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); outward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); pressing downward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); pressure
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); sides; pressing outward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); sleep
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; before stool
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; during stool
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); while lying down
Pain, headache; pressure
Pain, headache; pulling
Pain, headache; pulling; around the skull bones
Pain, headache; pulling; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; pulling; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; nape of neck
Pain, headache; pulling; forehead
Pain, headache; pulling; forehead; above root of nose
Pain, headache; pulling; temples
Pain, headache; pulling; temples; right
Pain, headache; rheumatic
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.)
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); forehead
Pain, headache; sides; extending to other parts; ear
Pain, headache; sides; extending to other parts; neck
Pain, headache; sides; extending to other parts; teeth
Pain, headache; sides; left
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Pain, headache; sides; one side; extending to neck
Pain, headache; sides; right
Pain, headache; sitting
Pain, headache; sitting
Pain, headache; sitting; sitting straight
Pain, headache; sitting; sitting straight
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; after breakfast
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; forehead
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; in brain
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; morning
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; on movement
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; extending to other parts; teeth, ears and neck
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; sides of forehead; while sitting
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; while walking
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; while walking; in open air
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; tearing
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; temples
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; while walking
Pain, headache; syphilitic
Pain, headache; tearing, rending
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forward
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; bruised, tearing
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; evening
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; extending to other parts; neck
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; extending to other parts; teeth
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; extending to other parts; throat
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; evening
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; night
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; over eyes
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; over eyes; left
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; over eyes; open air
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; side of forehead
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; side of forehead; left
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; while sitting
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; while standing
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; lying down; lying quietly, towards morning
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; night
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; sides of head
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; temples; left
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; top of head (vertex); night
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; warmth of bed
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; while lying down; lying quietly, towards morning
Pain, headache; temples
Pain, headache; temples; left
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); evening
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); morning
Pain, headache; travelling
Pain, headache; ulcerative
Pain, headache; violent pains
Pain, headache; walking; while walking in open air
Pain, headache; walking; while
Pain, headache; warmth; warm room
Pain, headache; when reading
Pain, headache; while constipated
Pain, headache; while leaning against something
Pain, headache; while lying down
Pain, headache; while lying down; on going to bed
Pain, headache; while lying down; on right side
Pain, headache; while talking
Pain, headache; while teething
Pain, headache; with catarrh
Pain, headache; with other pains; pain in back
Pain, headache; with other pains; pain in nape of neck
Pain, headache; with other pains; pain in neck
Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose

Prickling
Prickling; while lying

Pulled; forwards
Pulled; sideways

Pulsating
Pulsating; forehead
Pulsating; forehead; during movement
Pulsating; forehead; night

Restlessness

Sensation of head bubbling; boiling sensation

Sensation of numbness
Sensation of numbness; as if asleep
Sensation of numbness; as if asleep; while lying
Sensation of numbness; forehead
Sensation of numbness; while lying

Sensitive; head sensitive to cold air
Sensitive; sensitive to draft of air

Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail)
Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail); from movement
Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail); on stooping

Skin and scalp; abscess
Skin and scalp; itching
Skin and scalp; itching; forehead
Skin and scalp; lice
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; back of head (occiput)
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; bleeding after scratching
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs; yellow
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dandruf
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dry
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dry; offensive
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; impetigo (bacterial infection on skin surface)
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; itching
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist; that eats the hair
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; offensive
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; painful
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; peeling in scales
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; pimples; on back of head (occiput)
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; pus-filled pimples
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; scales
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; wearing away skin
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; after stool
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; cold
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; while walking in open air
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; after walking
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; clammy
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; cold
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; during period
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; during sleep
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; except the head
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; night
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; offensive smelling
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; oily
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; on coughing
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; sour
Skin and scalp; sensation of scalp contracting

Skull; bony growth (exostosis)
Skull; bony growth (exostosis); painful
Skull; fontanels apart (separate bones of skull)

Swollen, and feeling swollen
Swollen, and feeling swollen; cephalaematoma (from fluid around skull - common in babies)
Swollen, and feeling swollen; forehead
Swollen, and feeling swollen; glands of head

Twitching of muscles
Twitching of muscles; back of head (occiput)
Twitching of muscles; sides; extending from side to side
Twitching of muscles; temples
Twitching of muscles; temples; right

Uncovering head

Warm coverings on head

Washing head

Weakness

Loss of hair

One-sided, tearing pains

Scalp tense; oily sweat on head.

Stinging, burning, fetid eruptions on scalp

Vertigo, when Lying on back
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Sources
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.

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