Nasal Spray whilst fasting

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Can we use a nasal spray whilst fasting?


Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu,

Since the nose is a channel to both, the the troat and the brain, using a nasal spray will nullify the fast.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best


Ismail Moosa (Mufti)


وما وصل إلى الجوف أو إلى الدماغ من المخارق  الأصلية كالأنف والأذن والدبر بأن استعط أو احتقن  أو أقطر في أذنه فوصل إلى الجوف أو إلى الدماغ  فسد صومه (بدائع الصنائع (2/93)

قلت ولم يقيدوا الاحتقان والاستعاط والإقطار  بالوصول إلى الجوف لظهوره فيها وإلا فلا بد منه  حتى لو بقي السعوط في الأنف ولم يصل إلى الرأس لا يفطر
(رد المحتار (2/402)

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