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Collegeville, PA
A 37-year-old male asked:

What could cause deep stabbing and throbbing pain at the base of left calf muscle (inner leg), burning and radiating pain at base of achilles extending around inside of left ankle and numbness in outer three toes on left foot?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marybeth Crane
Podiatry 27 years experience
Tarsal tunnel : Description sounds somewhat like tarsal tunnel syndrome which is an entrapped nerve in the ankle but could also be referred lumbar radiculopathy (pinched nerve in back) or just really bad tendinitis compressing the nerves of the lower leg. Sounds like an exam and some nerve conduction velocities would be helpful.
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
Possibilities: Tendonitis or tarsal tunnel. See podiatrist.

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