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  • Effect of having blood in the mouth while fasting Date: 16-6-2014

    During fasting and while I performing ablution, I do my best not to let water enter my mouth. However, while rinsing my mouth, I find a little amount of blood, owing to my throat's dryness, which I try hard to keep. This continually occurs to me, so what is the ruling on my fast?.. More

  • Fasting is not nullified by swallowing mucus inadvertently or when one is overcome by it Date: 15-6-2014

    Does swallowing mucus nullify one's fasting? Ramadan has been coming in winter for the last few years and people usually catch common colds, a situation in which mucus is secreted and flows through the pharynx into the stomach. Does this render one's fasting invalid? .. More

  • Ruling on Touching A Woman Unintentionally While Fasting Date: 15-6-2014

    What is the ruling of one's fasting if he unintentionally touches a non-Mahram (permanently unmarriageable) woman? Does this invalidate his fasting or not? .. More

  • Using skin creams and fasting Date: 15-6-2014

    What is the ruling on using skin creams during fasting? If one finds its taste in his mouth, does this invalidate fasting? Is this different from the case when a substance actually reaches the throat? .. More

  • Swallowing mucus while fasting Date: 25-4-2014

    I was asked to pass on the following question from a sister: Bismillah Salamu alaikum I have the following problem: I frequently suffer under mucus in my mouth and throat along with temporarily bleeding of the gums which is especially difficult while fasting. So I often must run to the wash basin, holding ready tissues for spitting during the prayer.. More

  • Does ejaculation while talking to a woman break the fast? Date: 21-1-2014

    Can pre mature ejaculation breaks fasting while talking 2 a lady? .. More

  • Licking clothes during fasting / Forgiving a debt in one's heart Date: 31-10-2013

    please I'll like to know if after drying soapy clothes and you mistakenly lick it does it invalidate fast.the clothes aren't soapy after drying though i.e there is no soapy taste or feel does forgiving a debt in your heart count i.e without telling the debtor directly. if it does, if the person gives the money back after that can it still be collected... More

  • Does eating and drinking after making an intention affect the validity of fasting? Date: 24-6-2013

    In the month of Ramadhaan, after having Suhoor meal, I pronounced the intention to fast. Then, afterwards and before the Athaan of Al-Fajr, I ate or rather, more accurately, drank. Does this affect my fasting?.. More

  • Beware of whispers about your fasting Date: 13-8-2012

    Assalam Aleikom .pleasehelp me it is very important.i am fasting and also Ramadan is very close and i shall have this problem in Ramadan even more since i'll be fasting everyday.Please explain if i sneeze ,i have to spit out what i sneeze?i am constantly having colds plus i have alergies for some types of flowers.when fasting i can not take my.. More

  • Eating and drinking forgetfully whilst fasting a vowed fast Date: 24-7-2012

    If I eat due to forgetfulness in a fast that was intended upon a vow, is it permissible for me to complete the fasting of the day as in the month of Ramadhaan?.. More

  • Does general anesthesia invalidate fasting? Date: 24-7-2012

    I am a physician and sometimes my patient needs general anesthesia via an intravenous injection that makes him lose consciousness, to open an abscess or make surgical stitches by day in Ramadhaan. Is the fasting of this patient valid if he insists on completing his fast? Am I sinful for the anesthesia I caused for the patient in order to perform.. More

  • Using thermometer and tongue depressor whilst fasting Date: 24-7-2012

    What is the ruling on placing a thermometer wetted with a sterilizing solution or a tongue depressor inside the mouth of a fasting person for medical investigations? Likewise, for the case of entering a finger moistened with water in the mouth for the need of ejecting a foreign body or remnants of food from the mouth while fasting? Should it be.. More

  • Seeing a fasting person eating forgetfully Date: 22-7-2012

    If I see a fasting person eating or drinking forgetfully during the daytime of Ramadhaan, and I am certain that he is doing that forgetfully since he is a righteous person, should I remind him or let him eat or drink, since Allaah has fed him and quenched his thirst? Does the same ruling apply to the voluntary fasting?.. More

  • Licking one's lips while fasting/Breaking one's oath out of forgetfulness Date: 28-3-2012

    I have 2 questions In Sha Allah. Firstly, when I fast, is it permissible to lick the lips, as they become quite dry? Also, after I wake up, I always have to spit, because I think that I have licked the pillow or something, but should I have to do this? Secondly if you make an oath, (for example, "I won't say such and such") and forgetfully break it,.. More

  • Feeling menstrual cramps does not affect fasting Date: 14-2-2012

    What is the ruling on a fasting woman who feels the usual menstrual cramps two hours or ten minutes before Maghrib prayer? Is her fasting for that day acceptable or should she make up for that fast-day?.. More