Does Inserting Medicine Into Private Parts Nullify Wudu?

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Question: Does inserting medicine into private parts nullify wudu?

Answer: Assalam alaikum,

I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits.

In the Hanafi school, inserting something (whether medicine or other—permitted or impermissible) into front or rear private parts does not invalidate one’s ritual purity (wudu).

Rather, wudu is nullified by the exiting of filth (actual or effective), only. [Shurunbulali, Maraqi al-Falah; Ibn Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar]

And Allah is the giver of success and facilitation.
[Shaykh] Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and translator of several Arabic works to the English language. After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in the Summer of 2007. In May 2008 he founded SeekersGuidance to deal with the urgent need to spread Islamic knowledge—both online and on the ground—in a reliable, relevant, inspiring, and accessible manner.

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