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Is hair transplant allowed in Sharia?

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My name is Muhammad Junaid and i am 29 years old. My front side hair is lost due to which i become victim of several social and complex problems.To remove my baldness i have decided to make a hair transplant.There are different ways of hair transplant , one of them is taking your hair sample and then producing same type of hair for you in the lab chemiclly.then these synthetic hair are placed inside your head skin.But before doing it i want to know it is allowed in sharia are not.Kindly reply as soon as possible.


(Fatwa: 817/680/B=1432)

Growing hair by transplantation shall be lawful for you provided the hair used in the lab is of other than human being – live or dead.. If the hair of other man is used or included in it, then it shall not be lawful to transplant such hair:
ووصل الشعر بشرع الآدمي حرام سواء كان شعرها أو شعرغيرها (الدر) وقال الشامي: لما فيه من التزوير كما يظهر مما يأتي وفي شعرغيرها انتفاع بجزء الآدمي أيضاً (رد المحتار ، ج: 9/ ص:535)

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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