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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Sore pain on touch and from Chewing
Whole mouth MOIST
Alveolar abscess, worse at night
Great thirst, with moist mouth.
Gums and teeth
Gums spongy, recede, bleed easily
Crown of teeth decay
Teeth loose, feel tender and elongated
Tongue heavy, thick; Moist coating; yellow, flabby, teeth-indented; feels as if burnt, with ulcers
Salivary secretions greatly increased; bloody and viscid
Saliva fetid, coppery
Speech difficult on account of trembling tongue
Furrow in upper surface of tongue lengthwise
Sweetish metallic taste
Fetid odor from mouth; can smell it all over room≡ more ...