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Mercurius Corrosivus - Abdomen symptoms - T.F. Allen

Corrosive Sublimate, Merc. Cor, Mercurius Corrosivus Corrosivus, Mercurius Sublimatus Corrosivus, Merc cor, Merc-c.

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HPUS indication of Mercurius Corrosivus: Sore throat
Common symptoms: Sore throat, Inflammation, Swelling, Warts.

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Mercurius Corrosivus in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.






Colic to the right of the umbilicus, a kind of griping, after dinner (second day),


Unusually profuse emission of flatus (first day),

Griping in the abdomen, at times without distension, relieved by emission of flatus; frequent sudden attacks of weakness and confusion of the head,

Feeling of apprehension in lower abdomen, not relieved by emission of flatus (third and fourth days),


Constant nausea (after five hours and a half),

During the latter stages, nausea and tenesmus were almost constant, the fluids consisting wholly or in part of blood,


Violent pain of stomach, attended with vomiting and painful retching, which continued with little interval the whole night (seventh day),

Burning pain at pit of stomach, soon followed by copious and frequent bilious vomiting (after five minutes),

Vomiting (in two minutes),

Violent vomiting of mucus and bilious matter,

Spontaneous vomiting supervened almost instantly,

Vomiting occurred in a few minutes, the fluid ejected consisting of a white froth, with a considerable quantity of blood. Complained of much pain in the region of the stomach. Countenance pale and anxious; surface of body generally cold, especially the extremities; pulse scarcely to be distinguished; tongue dry,

Violent thirst; but every attempt to take liquids was followed by retching and vomiting (fifth day),

Frequent eructations, with nausea and fruitless efforts to vomit; after some time, every violent vomiting, repeated at short intervals; the substances vomited were mucous, thick, and had an extremely sharp metallic taste, and were accompanied by disagreeable constriction of the throat,

Hiccough with the vomiting (third day),


Sticking as if in the middle of the liver (first day),

Stitches in the hepatic region (second day),

Umbilical and Sides.

Feeling of discomfort in the umbilical region (second day),

Passed a very bad night, complaining of great pain at the umbilicus (first night),

Pressing-down in front below the umbilicus immediately after a stool, lasting some time,

Colic, cutting below the umbilicus after a moderate use of sour apples, while walking in the open air, and afterwards in the evening becoming very acute, with some desire for stool (fifth day),

Itching sticking in the umbilical region (eleventh day),

Colic about and above the umbilicus, after eating bread and butter (first day),

Colic pains in the umbilical region, followed by three very thin stools with tenesmus,

Tenesmus in the umbilical region on pressure (fifth day),

A constrictive jerking pain in some muscle-fibres in the umbilical region, in the inner side of the right rectus muscle, lasting several minutes, and afterwards frequently returning (second day),

Cutting in the right side of the upper abdomen (sixth day),

General Abdomen.

Swelling of the abdomen,

Abdomen swollen, and generally painful to slightest touch,

Excessive swelling of the abdomen,

Abdomen swelled as large as a woman's in seventh month of pregnancy, very hard; with pains at regular intervals, like labor-pains,

Abdomen distended, painful to pressure,

Unusual distension of the abdomen (after twelve hours),

Abdomen very much distended, painful,

Bloated bowels, in the night,

Abdomen tumefied and very painful to touch (after one hour),

Pain has extended all over abdomen, which is somewhat tympanitic on percussion and exquisitely tender to touch (after two hours and a half),

Abdomen contracted, very sensitive to touch,

Borborygmi, in the night,

Pain in bowels (after forty-five minutes),

Pain and sensitiveness not only of the epigastrium, but of the whole abdomen (after four hours),

Abdomen painful, much distended,

Epigastrium and abdomen generally very painful, the uneasiness being somewhat increased on pressure, but without particular tension or enlargement (soon),

When asked to point out the seat of pain, he passed his hand over the whole of the upper portion of the abdomen (after half an hour),

Slight pain in abdomen (after four hours),

Great pain in the bowels,

Great pain in the left part of the bowels (third morning); less (fourth morning),

Severe pain all over the abdomen (after two hours),

Intense pain over the abdomen (soon),

Very violent pain through the whole intestinal canal,

Frightful pains from the pharynx through the whole intestinal tract,

Burning sensation in abdomen (after one hour and a half),

Sense of distension of abdomen, her clothes appearing to be all too tight for her (soon); abdominal distension and much tenderness on pressure (after one hour and a half),

Griping pains in bowels,

Cutting in the abdomen, with chilliness in the open though warm air (immediately),

Pinching sticking in the upper abdomen, as if in the muscles (first day),

Severe tormina (third day),

Colic (second day),

Colic from the slightest cold, for several weeks,

Colic, with desire for stool in the abdomen (after eating potatoes), in the afternoon (third day),

Colic, almost daily after eating various things, fruit, especially after potatoes, cherries, etc. (after ten days),

Colic and tenesmus, and six discharges during the night,

Passing colic (after third dose),

Quite severe colic (second day),

Violent colic,

Violent colic in the region of the caecum,

Violent colic followed by several bilious stools with distressing tenesmus (fourth day),

Tenderness over abdomen (second day),

Tender and tympanitic condition of abdomen (fifth day),

Some but not much tenderness on pressure over the abdomen (after eleven hours),

Abdomen entirely sore on the slightest pressure (second day),

Smarting pain all over the bowels (second day),

Jerking in the right rectus abdominis muscle (fifth day),

Pain, relieved by bending double,

Hypogastrium and Iliac Regions.

Pain in the lower portion of the abdomen (first day),

Slight sticking drawing in the left inguinal region (first day),

A peculiar pressive pain in the right inguinal gland, as if the gland would become swollen; this sensation continued for an hour, and was relieved after rising in the morning (third day),

Tensive-pressive pain in the left inguinal region, with a sensation as if the gland were swollen, at 5 A.M., after waking (seventh day),


Stomach swelled, and was violently painful, so that she could scarcely speak to be heard (after nine days),

Swelling in epigastric region of left side, and a sense of weight and hardness (eleventh day),

Epigastric region somewhat distended, very sensitive to pressure,

Pain in the stomach, increasing for some time; on pressing my hand firmly to the part affected, I felt wind rolling under it (third day),

Some pain in the stomach (after three doses),

When asked where the pain was, pointed to the epigastric region (soon), (after one hour),

Pain and heat in the stomach (after three minutes),

Immediate pain at the scrobiculus cordis,

Suffering much pain in the region of the stomach,

Great pain about the scrobiculus cordis (after four days),

Great pain, referred to the pit of the stomach, and tenesmus (after two hours),

Severe and constant pain in epigastrium, increased on pressure (soon),

Violent pain of stomach, ; (soon),

Violent pain at scrobiculus cordis,

Violent pain in the epigastric and hepatic regions,

Agonizing pain in stomach and bowels (second day),

Frightful pains in the epigastric region (immediately),

Burning in the stomach, ; (soon), ; lasting half an hour (fourth day),

Burning and pressure in the stomach, followed by frequent eructations (fifth day),

Burning in the pit of the stomach, throat, and mouth,

A feeling of burning heat at the stomach,

Burning and heat in the stomach, with constrictive pains that extended down into the intestinal canal, with congestion of the heart and anxiety, followed by soft stool,

Burning pain in the stomach (after one hour),

Burning pain in stomach and bowels (second day),

Burning pain in epigastric region (after eight hours and a half),

Burning pain in epigastrium (after half an hour),

Slight burning in the stomach (first day),

Great heat or burning of stomach (fourth day),

Great burning heat in the epigastric region,

Great pain in the stomach and up the oesophagus to the fauces; a burning sensation was complained of, as if the parts were on fire (soon),

Intense burning in the stomach (immediately),

Violent burning sensation in the stomach (immediately),

Violent burning and horrid distress in the stomach (after five hours),

Painful pinching in the stomach (after fourth dose,)

Griping pain in stomach and bowels (after two hours),

Violent griping pain in the stomach, extending through the whole course of the intestinal canal (soon),

Pressive sensation in the epigastric region and in the chest,

Distressing pressure in the stomach (eleventh day),

Very painful pressure in the stomach (twelfth day),

Violent burning-sticking pains in the epigastric region, which was distended, excessively aggravated by the slightest pressure,

Pricking sensation in stomach, like sword-points sticking in it (fifth day),

Acute stitches in the epigastric region (after taking soup), (first day),

Fine stitches in the pit of the stomach, in the morning (third day),

Tenderness on pressure of the epigastrium (second day),

Slight tenderness on pressure in epigastrium (after one hour and a half),

Great pain upon pressure over region of stomach (second day),

Stomach very sensitive (twelfth day),

Great sensitiveness in the epigastric region,

Epigastric region very sensitive to touch, and the slightest pressure caused very acute pain,

Gentle pressure on pit of stomach gives pain (second day),

Epigastrium painful even from the least pressure (after five hours),

Stomach so very irritable that she could hardly bear to be touched with the hand, or even sustain the weight of the bedclothes (fourth day),

Pain much increased by pressure on pit of stomach, also by coughing,

Sweet apples have a good effect, but sour ones distress,

Pains increased by drinking (second day),

Much thirst,

Severe retching, and the head was thrown back, and tossed from side to side,

Violent retchings, with great pain (after a short time),

After the first hour, the fluids thrown up consisted of those taken to abate the thirst, which was not immoderate, mingled with blood (after five hours and a half),

Constant pain along the whole length of the alimentary tract (twenty-first day),

Nausea and vomiting


Attacks of nausea, in the night,

Nausea and qualmishness during and after a dose (third day),

Nausea and inclination to vomit all day (fifth day),

Nausea and retching (after two hours and a half),

Nausea, sick stomach, and vomiting (after half an hour),

So great a sensation of nausea, that she was obliged to go to the door, where she vomited (after twenty-three minutes),

Distressing nausea (second day),

Violent retching of stomach,

Spasmodic and very painful retching,

The great distress it caused produced ejection of much of it from the stomach,

Could not retain what drank, for any length of time (second day),

Nothing would remain on the stomach (second day),

Vomiting, etc.; (immediately), ; (soon), ; (after twenty minutes), ; (after one hour),

Nausea and vomiting, with violent spasmodic action of the muscles (after two hours),

Retching and vomiting (second day),

During the night vomiting came on, with great thirst (first night); in one case (sixth day),

Frequent attacks of retching and vomiting (after one a half and hour),

Vomiting continually (soon),

Constant vomiting and retching,

Excessive sickness and retching, followed by incessant vomiting,

Violent vomiting,

Violent sickness and vomiting (soon),

Vomiting and retching violently,

Violent vomiting and purging,

Vomited all the food and liquid in her stomach (after one or two minutes),

Repeated vomiting, first of food, then of serum (soon),

Twice a spasmodic vomiting of a serous substance, without any previous nausea,

Retching and vomiting of tenacious mucus,

Copious vomiting of a dark frothy substance, and purging came on in about an hour, and continued at intervals during the night and part of the succeeding day,

Vomiting a thick, stringy, albuminous-looking substance (soon),

Vomiting and purging of a dark grumous matter,

Vomits freely a large quantity of dark muddy-looking material mixed with half-digested food (after half an hour),

Vomiting of green matter (after forty-five minutes),

Vomiting of bitter green substances, with diarrhoea (soon),

Incessant, green bilious vomiting, soon amounting to four basinfuls (immediately). Continued vomiting, but the contractions of the stomach are less forcible (after seven hours); vomiting every quarter of an hour (second day); retching continues; vomiting renewed by coughing (third day),

Frequent vomiting of a bluish mucus, similar to the blue pill in solution (third day),

Large quantities of bilious matters were thrown off the stomach, as well as by stool (after three hours),

Vomiting of bile continues and occasionally large pieces of curd are brought up with it (after three days),

Vomits largely and incessantly of viscid frothy mucus,

Nausea and vomiting of white, frothy, tenacious masses with frightful retching,

Vomiting of small pieces of membrane (fourth day),

Copious vomiting of matter which resembles pus, and has a saltish taste (twelfth day),

Vomited, with much retching, bringing up a bloody-looking fluid,

Vomiting a clear fluid like water, mixed with fresh blood,

Too much liquid makes him sick; in the evening vomits blood and water, which has the same appearance as that from the bowels (second day),

Frequently sick, vomiting a thin, bloody fluid (after eight hours and a half),

Vomited freely (soon); during the day he brought up a thick yellow frothy matter, tinged with blood, in small quantities (first day); a slate-colored, semifluid substance (second day); some greenish biliary liquid (fourth day),

Vomiting of bloody mucus,

Vomited (soon), only bloody mucus (after two hours and a half),

Retching and vomiting of bloody mucus (eighth day),

Vomiting and purging of bloody mucus and membranous flakes,

Vomiting of a little mucus mixed with blood (after three hours and a half),

Vomited and continued retching violently (after three minutes); threw up scanty mucus streaked with blood (after eleven hours); water was rejected immediately,

Vomiting of mucus, and afterwards of blood,

Began to retch (immediately); still retching and bringing up mouthfuls of thick mucus mixed with blood (after half an hour),

Streaks of blood in the matter vomited (after half an hour),

Vomited several times, and brought up a quantity of yellow-colored matter, interspersed with blood,

Vomiting at last greenish and bloody, with excessive retching and pain,

Vomiting of ingesta and tenacious mucus, afterwards of bile and mixed with blood,

Vomiting blood (after half an hour),

Incessant vomiting, first of milk (taken to allay thirst, half an hour after the poisoning), then of almost pure blood (after four hours),

Vomiting violent and incessant, parting with blood, and coffee-grounds-colored matter,

Coffee-grounds-colored vomiting, with coagulated blood (after twelve hours),

Vomiting some pure blood,

Profuse vomiting of blood (soon),

Has thrown up a large quantity of blood from stomach (seventh day),

Occasional vomiting or belching of blood; as she lay on her back, she would raise considerable quantities of blood, mixed with water, by a peculiar action of stomach, without any exertion (fourth day),

Considerable quantities of fluid blood occasionally escaped from his mouth without any effort like vomiting (after nine days),

Drink frequently regurgitates through the nose,

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