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What causes your legs to get weak after putting weight for only short period?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Leg weakness: Leg weakness is more apt to be due to muscle weakness from lack of exercise. Weight gain may accentuate the weakness. There are other causes of leg weakness such as neuropathy, muscle disease, paresis or actual paralysis from brain damage,etc.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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