Pros and Cons of Toe Shortening Surgery?

I have a second toe that is longer than my big toe. It causes alot of pain when I wear heels and any kind of closed toe shoes. Sometimes, my toes get swollen, red, and pulsing with pain. I am also devoloping spots on the tops of my toes. Should I go for a toe shortening surgery? What are the pros and cons of this procedure?

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Toe shortening surgery

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Thanks for your question -

You should seek input from a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon with experience in foot and ankle surgery.

Typically plastic surgeons do not perform this procedure.

I hope this helps. 

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