Making masah over a gauze

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Q: For the reason of taking medication through drip, I have a covering on my arm just below the elbow. This is a plastic tap held by gauze and cannot be removed for at least two days. Is wiping with a wet hand on top of the gauze when performing wudhu correct?


A: Yes.

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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