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In this situation, is masturbating to produce the sperm sample permissible?

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I am having a test performed on my sperm and the doctor needs a sperm sample.  In this situation, is masturbating to produce the sperm sample permissible?  JazakAllahu khairan

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is permissible for medical reasons.1

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Bilal Issak

Student Darul Iftaa
Leicester, England, UK

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


  1. Fatawa Darul-Uloom Zakariyya, Zam-Zam Publishers. V 6, Pg. 790-791

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