Bunion removal is surgery to treat deformed bones of the big toe and foot. For more information on this type of deformity, see:
Bunionectomy; Hallux valgus correction
You will be awake during the procedure. You willl be given anesthesia (numbing medicine) so that you will not feel pain and medicines to help you relax.
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