Removing extra fingers or toes

Egypt's Dar Al-Iftaa

Removing extra fingers or toes

Question

Is it permissible to remove an extra finger or toe? Please note that the extra finger or toe does not cause any physical pain but great psychological distress.

 

Answer

It is permissible to remove an extra finger or toe. This is not considered changing the creation of God that is prohibited because it is an anomaly.

And God knows best
 

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