Will inserting medication in one’s private parts break ghusal and wudhu?

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1. If I apply some medicine on my rectum and it goes inside, do I have to make ghusal or wudhu?

2. My wife has been prescribed some passaries, some to to be inserted in vagina. If she does so, will she do ghusal or wudhu?



1. You do not require wudhu or ghusl.

2. No.

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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