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Seeing Brown Discharge after Period

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Answered by: Alimah Sumeyye Sofu



Is it permissible to pray if you have brown discharge after your periods?

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful


No. Brown discharge is also counted as haidh.[1]

You should wait until you see clear white discharge or when the brown discharge stops completely, then you can start praying.[2]

It is not permissible to pray before that.

Only Allah knows best

Written by Alimah Sumeyye Sofu

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

[1] Quduri p.52 Maktabatul Bushra

[2] al-Hidaya 1/111 Maktabatul Bushra

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