Mercurius Vivus - Generalities symptoms

Quicksilver, Mercurius, Mercury, Merc Viv

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HPUS indication of Mercurius Vivus: Sore throat

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Mercurius Vivus may help, unprocessed Merc Viv may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Merc Viv in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

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GENERALITIES

Fatigue

Lethargic, tired

Sleep and dreams

Bad

Symptoms during chill

Comatose

Deep

Disturbed

Disturbed; by dreams

by visions

dreadful

Dozing

Dreams; amorous

animals, insects, beasts; animals

animals, insects, beasts; which bite

animals, insects, beasts; dogs

of being bitten by dogs

animals, insects, beasts; horses

ugly horses

anxious

while awake (daydreams)

of business

of the day

that some one called

about children

cutting; of seeing a person cut up

of dead people; dead bodies

drowning

previous events; events of the previous day

of falling

from high places

into water

fantastic

fire

frightful

historic

journey

many

of misfortune

murder

of being murdered

mutilation

nightmare

of people

of pins

pleasant

robbers

shooting

unpleasant

not remembered

vivid

water

danger from water

falling into water

flood

Falling asleep; sitting

Interrupted

Position; on side

impossible to sleep lying on side

Prolonged sleep

Restless

Short

Sleepiness, tiredness

morning

late morning; 10 a.m.

while sitting

Sleeplessness, insomnia

evening

night; from before midnight

until 1 a.m.

until 3 a.m.

until morning

night; from anxiety

night; from coldness

night; from excitement

night; illusions of fancy

night; from itching

night; with bubbling sensation in blood

night; with sleepiness

night; from visions

night; from vivacity

after waking

Waking; 2 to 4 a.m.

from dreams

early

frequent

as from fright

late

from nausea

with palpitation

Yawning

during chill

before dinner

frequent

before supper

Convulsions

Convulsions

night

during chill

rapid muscle spasm

from cold air

with consciousness

without consciousness

convulsive movements

while teething

epileptic

with falling

hysterical

with tetanus rigidity

continuous contraction

Jerking; as in convulsions

Perspiration

Daytime

Daytime; with nausea and lack of energy

Morning

Evening

in bed

Night

lasting all night without relief

after midnight

2 to 3 a.m.

Strong and sharp (acrid)

On parts affected with other conditions

During anxiety

In bed

Getting out of bed

Burning

Clammy

Cold

while eating

during stool

From coughing

night

After drinking

Warm drinks

While eating

anxiety and cold sweat

During slight exertion (see walking)

General sweat everywhere except the head

During headache

While lying

On movement

Movement

Odour; fetid

offensive

night

sour

sweetish

Oily

night

From pains

Profuse

morning

night

day and night without relief

debilitating

offensive smelling

while walking

When angry

With shivering

One-sided

Single parts

front of body

lower part of body

On beginning to sleep

During sleep

On going to sleep

After waking from sleep

In spots

Staining the linen

difficult to wash out

yellow

Stiffening the linen

Before stool

During stool

cold perspiration

After stool

warm perspiration, becomes cold and sticky

From suppressed complaints

Other symptoms worse while perspiring

Other symptoms worse after perspiring

While walking (see exertion)

Difficult to wash off

Generalities

Morning

Late morning

Afternoon

Evening

open air

Night

before midnight

after midnight

Abscesses

glands

Aversion to open air

Draft

Open air

Anaemia

as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin

General physical anxiety

Extreme emotion

Walking up stairs or hill

Autumn

Dread of bathing

Bathing

Change of weather

Becoming heated

Blackness of external parts

Blood vessels; congestion of blood

blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)

excited, rapid blood flow

night

before period

from nervousness

after stress

Bones; decay of bone

decay of bone; around the bone

softening of bones

slow repair of broken bones

Cloudy weather

Collapse

Constriction; externally

internally

of orifices

bones

sensation of a band

Contractions, closing, stenoses, after inflammation

Constipation

Copper fumes

Dehydration

Dwarfism

Emission

Physical exertion

Feather-bed

Eating and food; before eating

while eating

eating

after eating

symptoms while fasting

bread

coffee

cold drinks

cold food

fat

meat

sweets

warm food

Emaciated (extremely thin)

Faintness, fainting

from noise

on rubbing temples with both hands

Flabby feeling

in hard parts

Fluid build up; external

internal

excess of blood, or other fluids

Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts

internally

bones

glands

Full feeling; internally

Glands; itching, glands

Gonorrhoea, suppressed (see inflamed hair follicles)

Haemorrhage

Sensation of coat of skin pulled over inner parts

Heaviness; externally

internally

Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)

indurated (hard from inflammation); glands

externally

internally

gangrenous

bones

around the bone

glands

hair follicles

nerves

thin, watery membranes

Insensitive to pain (see irritability)

Jar, stepping

Jerking; muscles

during sleep

paralysed parts

Straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting

Lying down; inclination to lie down

lying down

after lying down

lying on back

lying in bed

lying on side

on right side

on left side

on painful side

on painless side

Movement

after

movement of affected part

Aversion to movement

Mucous secretions increased

Narcotics

Numbness; externally

internally

in single parts

of suffering parts

Obesity

Pain; bones

bones; night

glands

around the bone

gnawing, biting

boring

bones

burning externally

internally

as from being burnt

bones

glands

constricting; externally

constricting; internally

cutting; externally

cutting; internally

digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)

pulling

gnawing, biting; externally

gnawing, biting; internally

jerking; externally

jerking; affected parts

jerking; internally

jerking; bones

jerking; glands

paralytic

pinching

internally

pressing; externally

pressing; internally

pressing; as from load

pressing; together

pressing; from within outward

pressing; bones

pressing; glands

outward

pressing; muscles

sore, bruised

externally

internally

glands

sudden, sharp; externally

sudden, sharp; internally

sudden, sharp; outward

sudden, sharp; transversely

sudden, sharp; upward

sudden, sharp; bones

sudden, sharp; glands

sudden, sharp; muscles

burning in muscles

tearing in muscles

tearing; externally

tearing; internally

tearing; downward

tearing; upward

tearing; bones

tearing; glands

tearing; muscles

jerking in muscles

sticking in muscles

twinging

twisting

ulcerative; externally

ulcerative; internally

ulcerative; glands

Paralysis; in chronic indigestion

extends from above downwards

internally

one-sided

of organs

painless

In women; symptoms before period

symptoms at beginning of period

symptoms during period

symptoms after period

symptoms when breast feeding children

Sensation of plug; internally

Polyp (growth on mucus lining)

Periodic, recurring

Perspiration gives no relief

Symptoms after perspiration

Symptoms from suppression of perspiration

Pressure

Pulsation

internally

bones

glands

Pulse; abnormal

frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid

full

night

hard

imperceptible

almost

intermittent

irregular

night

laboured

slow

small

soft

spasmodic

trembling

weak

Lack of reaction

Relaxation of muscles

Rising

Rubbing

Running

Sensitive; bed feels hard

externally

internally

to pain

bones

around the bone

excessive physical irritability

After scarlet fever

Scurvy

Shrivelling

Sluggishness

Symptoms from masturbation

Symptoms after sexual intercourse; symptoms after sexual excesses

Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

alternating sides

crosswise, left upper and right lower

right

left

While sitting

Sitting

On first sitting down

Before sleep

At beginning of sleep

During sleep

After sleep

On falling asleep

Snow-air

Standing

Stretching

night; when waking

Swelling; in general

of affected parts

inflammatory

puffy

bones

around the bone

glands

bluish

hard

hot

inflammatory

swollen sensation

glands

Tension; externally

internally

bones

glands

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; bones

cold feeling; lack of vital heat

hot feeling; flushes of heat

with chilliness

hot feeling; sensation of heat

cold in general

cold air

from becoming cold

becoming cold

after becoming cold

heat and cold

tendency to catch cold

cold, wet weather

warmth

warm room

warm heater

warm bed

warm air

becoming warm in open air

Tobacco

Touch

slight touch

Illusions of touch

Trembling; externally

from anger

on walking up stairs or hill

after emotions

on slight physical exertion

from fright

internally

from joy

movement

comes on suddenly

while standing

before stool

on waking

while walking

Touching anything

Touching cold things

Twitching

twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)

Ulcers, at glands (see skin)

Uncovering

On waking

Walking

beginning of walk

in open air

Warmth

warm room

warm heater

warm bed

warm air

becoming warm in open air

Wraps

From getting wet; wet applications

feet

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

morning

afternoon; 5 p.m.; or 6 p.m.

evening

in open air

from diarrhoea

from slight exertion

while washing the feet

from fright

from movement

nervous weakness

paralytic

from perspiration

night

standing

after stool

walking

in open air

Weariness (see weakness)

while sitting

Wet weather

In winter