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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Continuous painful dryness of throat; the mouth being full of water.
Painful dryness of throat, which impedes speech.
Pain, as from excoriation and smarting in throat, or sensation of heat, which ascends into gullet.
Shooting pains in throat and in tonsils, principally when swallowing.
Elongation and swelling of uvula.
Suppuration of tonsils.
Pressure and pains as from excoriation and ulceration, in oesophagus.
Syphilitic ulcers in mouth and throat.
Inflammatory swelling and redness of back parts of mouth and throat.
Erysipelatous inflammation of all soft parts of mouth and throat.
Inflammation and redness of palate.
Angina esp. with stinging pains agg. by empty deglutition at night and in cold air.
Throat and fauces of a coppery red colour and swollen.
Accumulation of thick and tenacious mucus in throat.
Sensation as if there were a tumour, or some foreign body in throat, which it is necessary to swallow.
Constant want to swallow.
Sensation as if a worm rose up so that he must always swallow, whereby it goes off somewhat though he does not feel anything go down.
When swallowing shooting in tonsils, stitches into ears.
Painful, difficult, and sometimes spasmodic deglutition, with danger of suffocation.
Burning in throat as if from a hot vapour ascending from stomach, with dryness in throat when swallowing, and continuous desire to swallow, with accumulation of water in mouth.
Inability to swallow the least liquid, which escapes through nostrils.
The pains in throat commonly extend to ears, parotids, submaxillary, and cervical glands; they are agg. for the most part by empty deglutition, as well as at night, in fresh air, and when speaking, and they are often accompanied by salivation.≡ more ...