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Weakness is a lack of physical or muscle strength and the feeling
that extra effort is required to move the arms, legs, or other muscles. If
muscle weakness is the result of pain, the person may be able to make muscles
work, but it will hurt.
Current as of:
March 20, 2017
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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