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Merc Viv
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Mercurius Vivus - Throat 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
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Bluish-red swelling

Constant desire to swallow

Putrid sore throat; worse right side

ULCERS and inflammation appearing at every change in weather

Stitches into ear on swallowing; fluids return through nose

Quinsy, with difficult swallowing; After pus has formed

Sore, raw, smarting, burning throat

Complete loss of voice

Burning in throat, as from hot vapor ascending.

Larynx (voice box); bruised feeling

Larynx (voice box); scraping, clearing

Larynx (voice box); scraping, clearing; night


Catarrh; upper throat

Catarrh; larynx

Catarrh; trachea (wind pipe)

Choking, constricting

Choking, constricting; on swallowing (compare stomach; retching)

Discoloration; copper-coloured

Discoloration; purple

Discoloration; redness

Discoloration; redness; throat

Discoloration; redness; tonsils

Discoloration; redness; uvula (lobe at back of mouth)


Dryness; speaking very difficult

Dryness; larynx

Dryness; trachea (wind pipe)

Elongated uvula (lobe at back of mouth)

Sensation of something in throat

Sensation of something in throat; crawling

Sensation of something in throat; crawling; as if worm were squirming in throat

Sensation of something in throat; lump

Sensation of something in throat; lump; on swallowing


Hawks often

Feels hot


Inflammation; right

Inflammation; night

Inflammation; chronic

Inflammation; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

Inflammation; follicular

Inflammation; burning, beneath skin

Inflammation; gullet

Inflammation; tonsils

Inflammation; larynx

Inflammation; larynx; syphilitic

Irritation; larynx

Liquids drunk are forced into nose

Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.

Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; right

Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; grey

Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; white

Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; yellow

Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; extending to nose

Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; tonsils


Mucus; bitter

Mucus; pulled from behind nostrils

Mucus; patches lined with mucus

Mucus; salty

Mucus; clinging

Mucus; thick

Mucus; larynx

Mucus; trachea (wind pipe)

Narrow sensation


Pain; night

Pain; in cold air

Pain; as from apple core

Pain; on becoming cold

Pain; on movement

Pain; on speaking

Pain; swallowing; on swallowing

Pain; swallowing; swallowing empty

Pain; swallowing

Pain; from warmth

Pain; from warmth; in warm bed

Pain; extending to ear

Pain; extending to ear; on swallowing

Pain; extending to glands of neck; submaxillary gland (by neck, under jaw)

Pain; gullet

Pain; burning

Pain; burning; itching smarting

Pain; burning; gullet

Pain; burning; tonsils

Pain; burning; air passages

Pain; burning; larynx

Pain; pressing

Pain; pressing; gullet

Pain; rawness

Pain; rawness; gullet

Pain; rawness; larynx

Pain; sore

Pain; sore; right

Pain; sore; night

Pain; sore; air passages

Pain; as from a splinter

Pain; stinging; on swallowing

Pain; sudden, sharp

Pain; sudden, sharp; on swallowing

Pain; sudden, sharp; extending to ear

Pain; sudden, sharp; extending to ear; when swallowing

Pain; sudden, sharp; tonsils


Roughness; air passage

Roughness; larynx


Sounds; rattling trachea (wind pipe, see respiration)

Tonsils suppurating (producing pus)

Swallowing; constantly

Swallowing; difficult

Swallowing; difficult; liquids

Swallowing; involuntary


Swelling; night

Swelling; tonsils

Swelling; tonsils; from fluid build-up

Swelling; uvula (lobe at back of mouth)

Swelling; swollen sensation, no swelling visible


Tickling in the air passages

Tickling in the air passages; evening

Tickling in the air passages; evening; before falling asleep

Tickling in the air passages; in draft of air

Tickling in the air passages; larynx


Ulcers; stinging in

Ulcers; throat at back of mouth

Ulcers; tonsils

Ulcers; uvula (lobe at back of mouth)

Ulcers; uvula (lobe at back of mouth); syphilitic

Voice; broken

Voice; changed

Voice; hoarseness

Voice; hoarseness; in draft of air

Voice; hoarseness; with running nose

Voice; husky

Voice; lost

Voice; lost; from overuse of voice

Voice; lost; from paralysis

Voice; nasal

Voice; rough

Voice; rough; draft of air

Voice; trembling

Voice; whispering

Wasting; larynx

External throat; abscess

External throat; sensitive to air

External throat; out-break on skin

External throat; glands indurated (hard from inflammation)

External throat; glands indurated (hard from inflammation); like knotted cords

External throat; pain

External throat; pain; cervical glands (on side of neck)

External throat; pain; cervical glands (on side of neck); night

External throat; pain; sides; blowing nose

External throat; pain; burning; cervical glands (on side of neck)

External throat; pain; pressing; sides

External throat; pain; soreness; cervical glands (on side of neck)

External throat; swelling

External throat; swelling; cervical glands (on side of neck)

External throat; swelling; cervical glands (on side of neck); hard

External throat; swelling; cervical glands (on side of neck); generating pus

External throat; swelling; sides

External throat; swelling; thyroid gland; right

External throat; uncovering throat

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