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Making Masah on a cast during Wudhu/Ghusal

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by TheMufti.com

Q. I have a cast over my arm after breaking a bone in my arm. What do I do in Wudhu? Do I wash the cast in Wudhu or leave it out?


A. It is not necessary to wash a cast placed on any of the organs of Wudhu/Ghusal during Wudhu/Ghusal. It will suffice for one to make Masah (passing of a wet hand) over the cast during Wudhu/Ghusal.

Masah of the cast will suffice only until such time that one recovers. Upon recovery, Masah will not suffice and the washing of the organ during Wudhu/Ghusal will be necessary. (Shaami 1/278)

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Mufti Ismaeel Bassa

This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.

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