Is it permissible to remove a mole from the face?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulIftaBirmingham

Answered by:  Maulana Imran Mughal​


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

Can a person remove a mole from his/her face which was not there during birth that means it is not a birthmark? It came there later and the person was really worried about it so he/she removed it.

Did he/she do anything wrong?


بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah


It will be permissible to remove a mole from the face.[1]


Only Allah knows best.


Written by Maulana Imran Mughal

Checked and approved Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham


[1] Mufti Taqi Uthmani. Takmila Fathul Mulhim, Darul Qalam, Hadith 5529.

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