Washing one’s miswaak after gums bleeding

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Q: I have sensitive gums that bleed quite frequently and I have recently started using a miswak. If my gums bleed when I brush, how do I clean the miswak of blood? Is it enough to let water run over it?


A: Just wash it.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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