Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Merc Viv in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Severe pains in forehead, top of head and occiput; stitches through the head.
Exostoses on the hairy scalp, with feeling of soreness when touched; worse at night, in bed.
Scalp tense; painful to touch; worse when scratching, which causes bleeding; eruption, pustular, fetid, with yellow crusts; erysipelatous; worse on the forehead; hairs fall out, mostly on sides and temples.
Great chilliness, with contractive, tearing pain of the scalp, extending from forehead to neck.
Hydrocephalus; body bathed in sweat.
Sutures open, large head; precocious or premature mental development; dirty color of the face; sour night-sweat.
Lacerating, tearing and stinging in the bones of the skull.
Fetid, sour-smelling, oily sweat on the head; on the forehead it is icy-cold; with burning in the skin, worse at night, in bed, and after rising.
Burning in head, especially in left temple; worse at night lying in bed, better on sitting up.
Head feels as if in a vice, with nausea; worse in the open air, from sleeping, eating and drinking; better in room.
Tension over forehead, as if in a hoop; worse at night in bed; better after rising and from lying the hand on it.
Inflammation of brain, with this hoop-like feeling; burning and pulsation in forehead; worse at night, better after riding.
Congestion to the head.
Head feels as if it would burst, with fulness of the brain.
Head feels as if it was getting larger.
Dulness in forehead, stitches through temples; aching and weariness in nape of neck.
Tearing in head; heat and sweat; worse at night, in warmth of bed; better toward morning and while lying quietly.≡ more ...