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Motion Sickness

I recently started a new job. Was set to work standing over a conveyor belt to seperate rogue elements from good ones My eyes were constantly moving and when ever the belt sopped it appeared to move backwards. After three hours I became nauses and very sick and started to vomit. It felt exactly like when I was once sea sick. I left work and went home but remained ill for the rest of the day and evening. What happened to me?
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It is possible to experience motion sickness while looking at moving parts of machinery and this is the likely explanation of your symptoms.

~ Dr. Parks

This answer provided to you is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice. The information presented in this Medhelp.org posting is for patients’ education only. As always, I encourage you to see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.
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