Root canal and capping of teeth while a woman is in her menses

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Q: Can a root canal and capping of teeth be done while a woman is in her menses. What is the ruling in this matter? Or she has to fix the tooth cap after taking a bath from menses?


A: This is a medical treatment and carrying out this treatment in the state of haidh is permissible. 

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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