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Mercurius Vivus - Extremities, Limbs symptoms

Quicksilver, Mercurius, Mercury, Merc Viv


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HPUS indication: Sore throat

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.

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

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EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Weakness of limbs

Bone-pains and in limbs; worse, night

Patient very sensitive to cold

Oily perspiration

Trembling extremities, especially hands; paralysis agitans

Lacerating pain in joints

Cold, clammy sweat on legs at night

Dropsical swelling of feet and legs.

Abscess; joints

foot

Arthritic nodules

Bones; decay of bone

decay of bone; foot

bony growth (exostosis); shin bone

Coldness

upper limbs; hands

after emission

during sleep

with vertigo, dizziness

upper limbs; fingers

tips

lower limbs; painful limb

lower limbs; sensation of coldness

lower limbs; thigh

night

lower limbs; knee

lower limbs; leg

night

lower limbs; foot

morning

evening; in bed

icy cold

as though in water

soles

hip

Compression; joints

Contraction of muscles and tendons

joints

upper limbs

hand

fingers

epilepsy

hollow of knee

leg; calf; spasmodic (see cramps)

toes

night

Cracking noise in joints

joints of upper limbs

shoulder

elbow

wrist

finger joints

Cramps

night

joints

upper limbs

forearm; extensor muscles

hand

after bending

movement

fingers

on moving

leg; night

calf

Dragging (see paralysis); legs

legs; while walking

Pulling up limbs

Gangrene; foot

Hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness)

chapped hand (see roughness); working in water

chilblains; feet

cracked

inflammation

purple

swollen

clenching fingers (see extremities; convulsions, contraction)

thumbs

nails; brittle; finger nails

nails; distorted nails

toe nails

nails; flaking off

nails; hang-nails

nails; thick nails

Letting limbs hang down

Heat; hand

hand; palm

after coldness

foot

in bed

tingling

Heaviness; tired limbs

before period

rising after sitting

upper limbs

night

on raising them

lower limbs

late morning

thigh

knee

leg

foot

Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip)

Inflammation; bones

joints

synovitis (pain and swelling from inside joint)

upper limbs

forearm; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

leg; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

leg; around the bone

foot

Movements and positions; chorea (convulsive twitching, involuntary movements of limbs)

convulsion; during chill

convulsion; forearm; thumb side

convulsion; hand

convulsion; lower limbs; spasmodically spread

movement difficult; extension difficult; fingers, difficult

flexed; limbs feel pulled; inwards; thumbs

flexed; limbs feel pulled; left hand pulled outward, while playing the piano

flexed; limbs feel pulled; together; spasmodically

flexed; limbs feel pulled; upwards

flexed; finger (see extremities; hands and feet; clenching)

incoordination

upper limbs

involuntary movement

paralysed limb

jerking

on movement

in paralysed parts

upper limbs; in paralysed arm

hand

hand; convulsive

hand; on physical exertion

fingers

lower limbs

toes

lameness

wrist

thigh

knee

knee; while walking

movement of upper limbs; difficult

movement of upper limbs; idiotic manner

movement of upper limbs; irregular

movement of forearm; difficult

movement of wrist; incoordination

movement of lower limbs; involuntary

movement of lower limbs; slow

difficulty raising; upper limbs; impossible to raise

shaking; upper limbs

shaking; lower limbs

stretched out; arms; rigidly

stretched out; lower limbs

trembling

anxious

during chill

excitement

after exertion

on movement

periodic

while walking

upper limbs

upper limbs; while sitting

upper limbs; during sleep

upper limbs; when standing up

upper limbs; while writing

forearm

forearm; while writing

hand

hand; on holding objects

hand; on holding objects; in free hand

hand; on holding objects; on taking hold of objects

hand; on holding objects; on holding them out

hand; manual labour

hand; when carrying something to mouth

hand; paralytic

hand; when raising them high

hand; weakness

hand; while writing

fingers

lower limbs

lower limbs; when spoken to

lower limbs; while walking

knee

leg

foot

foot; while walking

twitching

paralysed parts

wandering

upper limbs

shoulder

upper arm

forearm

hand

hand; exertion

hand; while lying

fingers

fingers; tips

lower limbs

lower limbs; while lying

thigh

thigh; late morning

knee

leg

leg; calf

leg; Achilles tendon

leg; Achilles tendon; visible

foot

toes

toes; evening

toes; visible

Lumps in calf

Inflammed veins in legs of breast feeding women

Numbness (see tingling)

upper limbs

night

while lying down

movement

shoulder

upper arm

morning, in bed

on sitting down

forearm

while sitting

hand

right

sitting

fingers

morning

lower limbs

thigh

while lying

while sitting

leg

night

foot; standing

Pain

late morning

night

drives out of bed

after midnight

during fever

from fright

in parts lain on; pain while lying on those parts

movement

pressure

rheumatic

acute

after a cold

driven out of bed by pains

with perspiration

syphilitic

on walking

walking

warmth; of bed

warmth

wet weather

in bones

flexor muscles

joints

night

as if dislocated

gouty

lying on right side

rheumatic

rheumatic; after suppressed gonorrhoea

after walking

nails

upper limbs

night

during exertion

extending them

paralytic

rheumatic

bones

joints; rheumatic

shoulder

night

on becoming cold

on movement; of arm

rheumatic

upper arm; night

upper arm; on movement

upper arm; rheumatic

upper arm; bone

elbow

forearm

rheumatic

thumb side

thumb side; morning

thumb side; in bone; around the bone

wrist

on movement

on pressure

touch

hand; on closing hand

hand; comes on suddenly

hand; playing piano

hand; on washing

hand; back of hand

fingers; night

fingers; nails

thumb

lower limbs

morning

night

night; in bed

movement

sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh)

sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); night

sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); coldness of painful limb

sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); movement

sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); sitting

sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); warmth; of bed

walking

warmth of bed

bones

buttocks

hip

night

on movement

thigh

night

on movement

rheumatic

walking

knee

night

when walking down steps

movement

on walking

lower leg

night

movement

warmth of bed

bones

bones; warmth of bed

Achilles tendon

Achilles tendon; after walking

shin bone

shin bone; night; in bed

shin bone; while walking

ankle

inner side

foot

rheumatic

bones

sole

sole; while walking

toes

night

nails; under nails

aching

night

in bed

joints

upper limbs

forearm

hand; back of hand

lower limbs

lower limbs; while walking

lower limbs; knee

leg

leg; calf

boring; lower limbs

boring; buttocks

boring; hip; buttock muscles

boring; thigh

boring; leg

shin bone

shin bone; night

boring; foot

boring; toes

sensation as if broken; knee

lying down

sensation as if broken; leg; night

burning; nails

burning; upper limbs

after scratching

spots

burning; shoulder

while sitting

burning; elbow

burning; forearm

burning; wrist

burning; hand

in eczema

palm

burning; fingers

under nails

burning; thumb

burning; buttocks

burning; thigh

burning; foot

evening; in bed

from warmth of bed

sole

sole; evening

sole; after standing

toes

as if dislocated; upper limbs

as if dislocated; shoulder

as if dislocated; lower limbs

as if dislocated; hip

as if dislocated; knee

pulling

late morning

night

during chill

bones

upper limbs

hand

fingers

fingers; night

lower limbs

thigh

thigh; night; after midnight

thigh; tearing

thigh; when warm in bed

thigh; extending downward

leg

leg; comes on suddenly

leg; shin

foot

foot; joints

foot; heel

gnawing, biting

flexor muscles

hand

knee

pressing; rheumatic

pressing; upper limbs; night

pressing; shoulder

pressing; forearm

pressing; hand

closing hand

pressing; fingers

pressing; thigh

deep-seated

dragging down

bone

pressing; leg; shin

pressing; foot; joints of

shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp)

fingers; around nails

sore, bruised

when frightened

upper limbs

forearm

lower limbs

buttocks

thigh

thigh; on grasping it

thigh; after walking

thigh; near genitals

leg

leg; night

leg; shin; night; in bed

foot

foot; sole

as if sprained; joint

as if sprained; upper limb

as if sprained; shoulder

as if sprained; ankle

as if sprained; foot

stitching, sudden, sharp

joints

joints; during fever

upper limbs; bones

shoulder

shoulder; evening

shoulder; from coughing

upper arm; bone; ends of bones

elbow

elbow; ends of bones

elbow; ends of bones; while walking

forearm

forearm; acute

wrist

hand; stinging

fingers

fingers; around nails

fingers; tips of fingers

fingers; first finger

fingers; second finger

thumb

lower limbs

lower limbs; night

lower limbs; when stepping hard

lower limbs; when touched

lower limbs; bones

lower limbs; joints

buttocks

hip

hip; night

hip; on movement

hip; periodic

hip; while walking

thigh

thigh; on movement

knee

knee; while sitting

knee; when startled on falling asleep

knee; tearing

knee; while walking

leg

leg; during movement

leg; calf

leg; calf; while walking; in open air

ankle

ankle; evening

foot

foot; heel

foot; heel; evening

toes

toes; tips of

tearing

night; forcing out of bed

alternating with pain in teeth

when putting limb out of bed

pressure

wandering

joints

joints; evening

joints; during skin out-breaks on skin

joints; during fever

upper limbs

upper limbs; night

upper limbs; bones

shoulder

shoulder; night

shoulder; night; when warm in bed

shoulder; on movement

upper arm

upper arm; twitching

upper arm; extending to other parts; down arm

upper arm; bone

elbow

elbow; evening

elbow; extending downward

elbow; extending to hand

forearm

forearm; night, in bed

wrist

wrist; night

wrist; night; in bed

wrist; on movement

hand

hand; night

fingers

fingers; extending to arm

fingers; joints of fingers

fingers; first finger; outer side

fingers; second finger

fingers; fourth finger

fingers; thumb; outer side

lower limbs

lower limbs; night

lower limbs; bones

lower limbs; joints

hip

hip; night

hip; during movement

hip; pulsating pains

hip; warmth of bed

thigh

thigh; pulling

thigh; movement

thigh; warmth of bed

knee

knee; night; in bed

knee; on becoming cold

knee; on movement

knee; while walking

knee; warmth of bed

leg

leg; night

leg; rheumatic

leg; warmth of bed

leg; calf

foot

foot; night

foot; back of foot

toes; first toe (large toe)

toes; first toe (large toe); comes on suddenly

toes; first toe (large toe); extending to knee

twinging; upper arm; ends of bones

Paralysis

descending

painless

sensation of paralysis

upper limbs

partial

forearm; extensor muscles

wrist

sensation of paralysis

hand

lower limbs

painless

Perspiration; in paralysed limb

upper limbs

hand

clammy

palm

palm; night; after midnight

lower limbs

night

thigh

night

cold

leg

night

cold

foot

morning

morning; in bed

cold

profuse

suppressed

sole

Pulsation, throbbing; joints

shoulder; shoulder blade, where collar bone attaches

wrist

hip

knee

painless

Restlessness

while lying

while sitting

upper limbs

night

night; during sleep

lower limbs; leg

evening

Sensitive; thigh

Shrivelled (shrunken); sensation as if short; lower limbs; right

fingers

while perspiring

Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)

skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); deep and bleeding

skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); itching

skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); in winter

skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); back of hands

skin cracks at bends of joints; fingers

joints of fingers

joints of fingers; that ulcerate

skin cracks at bends of joints; lower limbs

discoloration; blue

discoloration; red; joints

discoloration; upper limbs; red

spots

discoloration; forearm; red; in spots

discoloration; wrist; spots

discoloration; hand; bruise-like black and blue

discoloration; hand; red; spots

discoloration; fingers; nails; blueness

discoloration; fingers; nails; yellow

discoloration; lower limbs; red; in spots

discoloration; thigh; red; spots

discoloration; knee; red; front of knee

discoloration; knee; reddish

spots

excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs

felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); bone; decay

felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot

felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); run-around

felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); tendons affected

itching

like insects crawling on skin; forearm

scratching

joints

upper limbs

upper limbs; night

upper limbs; corrosive

upper limbs; scratching

upper limbs; spots

upper limbs; feels erotic

elbow

forearm; feels erotic

hand

hand; scratching

hand; back of hand

hand; back of hand; corroding

hand; back of hand; scratching

hand; palm

hand; fingers

hand; fingers; around nails

lower limbs

lower limbs; evening

hip

thigh

leg

toes

toes; evening

toes; between

nodules; lower limbs

out-break on skin

blisters; containing fluid

blotches

boils

burning

desquamating (peeling in scales)

dry

eczema

elevations

herpes

itching

moist (see weeping)

painful

pimples

pus-filled pimples

red

scales

flakes on skin, brownish

like nettle rash

weeping

joints

joints; winter

joints; bends of; eczema

upper limbs

upper limbs; burning

upper limbs; desquamating (peeling in scales)

upper limbs; dry

upper limbs; eczema

upper limbs; elevations

upper limbs; elevations; tips become white and scaly

upper limbs; herpes

upper limbs; herpes; scaly skin

upper limbs; herpes; on the joints

upper limbs; itching

upper limbs; itch-like

upper limbs; like millet seeds

upper limbs; painful

upper limbs; pimples

upper limbs; pimples; itching

upper limbs; pus-filled pimples

upper limbs; rash

upper limbs; red

upper limbs; scales

upper limbs; scales; in spots

upper limbs; like nettle rash

upper limbs; blisters

upper limbs; white

shoulder; desquamating (peeling in scales)

shoulder; blisters

upper arm

upper arm; pus-filled pimples

elbow

elbow; elevations

elbow; elevations; itchy and scaly

elbow; itching

elbow; painful

elbow; pimples

elbow; scales

elbow; bend of elbow

elbow; bend of elbow; scabies

forearm

forearm; on eczema

forearm; herpes

forearm; moist

forearm; pimples

forearm; rash

forearm; scales

forearm; scales; whitish

forearm; blisters

wrists

wrists; burning

wrists; dry

wrists; elevations

wrists; herpes

wrists; itching

wrists; scales

wrists; spots

wrists; blisters

wrists; thumb side; blisters

hand

hand; bleeding

hand; blotches

hand; cracked

hand; desquamating (peeling in scales)

hand; dry

hand; eczema

hand; elevated

hand; herpes

hand; moist

hand; pimples

hand; pus-filled pimples

hand; red

hand; scales

hand; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)

hand; blisters

hand; back of hand

hand; back of hand; cracks

hand; back of hand; crusts, yellow

hand; back of hand; desquamating (peeling in scales)

hand; back of hand; eczema

hand; back of hand; itching

hand; back of hand; itching; night

hand; back of hand; scaly, itching skin disease (eczema, psoriasis, herpes, etc.); syphilitic psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)

hand; palm; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)

hand; palm; syphilitic psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)

hand; palm; blisters

hand; palm; blisters; transparent

hand; between the fingers; herpes

hand; between the fingers; like nettle rash

hand; between index finger and thumb; syphilitic psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)

fingers; desquamating (peeling in scales)

fingers; herpes

fingers; around nails

lower limbs

lower limbs; burning

lower limbs; desquamating (peeling in scales)

lower limbs; eczema

lower limbs; herpes

lower limbs; itching

lower limbs; like millet seeds

lower limbs; moist

lower limbs; small, solid, no pus

lower limbs; pimples

lower limbs; red

lower limbs; scales; in spots

lower limbs; flakes on skin

lower limbs; flakes on skin; in spots

lower limbs; sore

lower limbs; like nettle rash

buttocks; pimples

thigh

thigh; blotches

thigh; herpes

thigh; herpes; itching

thigh; moist

thigh; pimples

thigh; rash

thigh; red

thigh; flakes on skin

thigh; flakes on skin; in spots

thigh; like nettle rash

knee

knee; herpes

knee; hollow of knee

knee; hollow of knee; burning

knee; hollow of knee; moist

knee; hollow of knee; red

knee; hollow of knee; scabies

knee; hollow of knee; sore

leg

leg; blotches

leg; desquamating (peeling in scales)

leg; eczema

leg; herpes

leg; moist

leg; nodules

leg; pimples

leg; red

leg; scabs; scales in spots

calf; blotches

ankle; boils

foot; pus-filled pimples

foot; back of foot

foot; back of foot; eczema

suppurating (producing pus); hip (see hip joint disease)

tumours; thigh

ulcers; nails

ulcers; hand; cracked

ulcers; fingers; nails

ulcers; lower limbs

bleeding easily

burning

burning; from touch

deep

offensive smelling

ulcers; thigh

ulcers; leg

burning

warmth

ulcers; ankle; spreading

ulcers; foot

ulcers; toes; nail

warts; upper limbs

Stiffness

during convulsion

upper limbs

wrist

hand

rheumatic

at work

fingers

lower limbs

thigh

knee

when descending stairs

rheumatic

foot

Swollen

fluid in tissues

joints

upper limbs

hot

red

around the bone

shoulder

elbow

hot and red

forearm

wrist

on movement

hand

during period

veins

fingers

joints

joints; first finger

first finger

lower limbs

fluid in tissues

painful

painful; stitching, sudden, sharp

painful; tearing

shining

white

thigh

knee

fluid in tissues

not visible

leg

shin

ankle

evening; while walking

bones

foot

during period

fluid accumulation

painful

red

stinging

back of foot

heel

joints

sensation of

toes

Tension, tightness; elbow; bending

wrist

hand

lower limbs

night

buttocks

night

night; during sleep

lying on back

thigh

while sitting

knee

hollow of knee; while walking

ankle

Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness)

night

upper limbs

forearm

fingers

lower limbs

thigh

leg

toes

Unsteadiness; knee

leg

foot

Weakness

night

while sitting

tottering

joints

forearm

wrist

hand

lower limbs

thigh

after midnight

while walking

knee

when climbing stairs

after a fright

while standing

leg

evening

ankle

foot

trying to raise

Wetting feet

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