She is confused about purity following menses
Fatwa No: 473431

  • Fatwa Date:30-3-2023 - Ramadan 9, 1444
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When I’m on my menses I see my purity towards the seventh day I know this by seeing no coloured discharges when at the beginning of on prayer for example asr I see no coloured discharges then an hour goes by and I see coloured discharges (I see red discharge or blood in my discharge or brown) and then it stops and then it starts at one point. around the 9-10th day the red coloured discharges completely stop does this count as my menses or should I continue to pray as soon as I see my purity. If I see reddish discharge and I know this happens every period should I wait until that discharge comes to an end to prayjQuery111005087948107698891_1661318288468 -


All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu`alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger.

A woman knows the purity (Taharah) after menses by one of two signs: Either by white Al-Qassah, which is a discharge that tends to be whitish in color and comes out after the menstrual blood has ended or by complete dryness, and it is inspected by inserting cotton into the place, and which comes out clean without any trace of blood, yellowish or brownish.

If you saw purity with one of these two signs, then take Ghusl, and if you come back and see red blood after that, then you are considered still menstruating and take Ghusl after it stops, as long as it is within the maximum duration of menses as mentioned in the question. But if after seeing your purity, you see a yellowish or brownish discharge, then you should not concern yourself about it and do not count it as menstruation.

Allah knows best.

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