Women cutting her hair for medical reasons

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I suffer from alopecia. I go for steroid injections in my head every 6 weeks. I was advised to cut my long hair short and apply black olive oil to stimulate hair growth. Is it permissible for me to do so?


A: It is permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)