Metziza b’peh and medical concerns – a review of oral herpes complications in brit milah
Dr. Ethan Schuman (L) Dr. Ari Greenspan (R) during one of 15 adult britot done in Riga, Latvia in February 2008
When an adult converts there is often a need to do circumcision. That procedure is a more serious issueand must be done in a hospital setting. We anesthetizethe person so that they should feel no pain at allduring the brit. There is a need for sutures afterthe surgery.