Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Merc Viv in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Tearing, shooting and drawing pains in ears, sometimes with a sensation of coldness, as if there were ice in ear, increased by heat of bed.
As if ice-cold water running out of ears; comes suddenly, lasts a few minutes and recurs; violent itching in ears in intervals.
Ear and auditory tube inflamed, with cramp-like and shooting pains.
Soreness of internal ear.
Meatus swollen with much earache when chewing.
Small ulcers in front of l. membrana tympanis.
Discharge of pus from ear, with ulceration of external ear.
Excoriation and ulceration of the concha auris.
Purulent otorrhoea and fungous excrescences in ear, with tearing in side of head affected, and in face.
Flow of blood from ears.
Discharge of cerumen.
Subcutaneous tumour, and furfuraceous and moist pimples on the lobe.
Hardness of hearing, sometimes with obstruction of ears, which ceases when swallowing or blowing nose (or the obstruction is caused by enlargement of tonsils), or with an extraordinary reverberation of all sorts of sounds in ears.
Tinkling, roaring, ringing, and buzzing in ears, principally in evening.
Painful sensitiveness, and inflammatory swelling of parotids.
Inflammatory swelling of the r. parotid gland with stinging.≡ more ...