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If a woman who is now in her Iddah after the death of his husband and she is very ill she had to go to the hospital daily, So in iddah can she visit doctor?


Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu,

Yes, if a woman in ‘Iddah is really ill and needs to visit the hospital daily, she may leave her home to go to the hospital. She may not go anywhere else and should return as soon as she is done.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best


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