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Following one’s previous haidh pattern

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Q: For the first 8 days I have been getting dark brown spotting like flow but from the 9th day onwards I started getting red blood flow. Which days are of haiz and istihaza?


A: Follow your previous haidh pattern. If these days conform to your haidh pattern, then regard it as haidh.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

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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