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My legs feel like they have rubber bands around them what

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My legs feel like they have rubber bands around them what could be wrong
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: Resting sometimes helps
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I've been diagnosed with neuropathy
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

neuropathy or damage to your nerves in your legs can cause this sensation of tightness or rubber bands around your legs.

how old are you?

do you have diabetes? diabetes is a common cause of nerve damage and neuropathy.