Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Merc Viv in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Tense, hard, swollen and sensitive; fulness and tenderness across the epigastrium and hypochondria.
Colic from cold, from the evening air, from worms.
When lying on the right side, the intestines feel bruised.
Enteritis, lancinating pains; bloody, slimy stools; sweat, without relief.
Hard painful, hot swelling in the ileo-caecal region. θ Typhlitis.
Peritonitis, with purulent exudation, especially with typhlitis.
On walking, bowels shake as if loose.
Inguinal glands swollen or suppurating.
Pressure in stomach; it hangs down heavily even after light, easily digested food.
Region of the liver; sensitive; cannot lie on the right side; swollen, hard, from induration of the liver; stinging, stitching or passive pains.
Jaundice with violent rush of blood to the head; bad taste; tongue moist and furred, yellow; soreness in the hepatic region; from gall-stones; with duodenal catarrh; in the newborn; sweat stains linen yellow.
Stomach burns, is swollen and sensitive to touch; hard and tense.
Weak digestion, with continuous hunger.
The stomach feels replete and constricted.≡ more ...