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Haidh

Reciting Qur’an in the state of haidh

Q: I want to ask that can a woman teach others Qur'an (only by looking into the Qur'an and not touching) while she is in her menses.A: In the state of haidh it is not permissible for a woman to touch the Qur'an or recite the Qur'an.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows...

Applying nail polish

Q:1. Is applying nail polish during haidh period permissible as we don't have to make wudhu to pray fardh namaz and when we make ghusl we remove it using nail polish remover?2. Does applying nail polish amount to imitating kuffaar?3. Can we use other make up items...

Bleeding after a D&C

Q: I do understand that the bleeding after a D&C is haidh. I would like to know about the bleeding before the D&C, will that be istihaaza?A: After a miscarriage the law in regard to the bleeding is that it will be seen whether the limbs of the foetus were...

Beginning one’s journey in the state of haidh

Q: I intend travelling from my home town to Johannesburg. I will stay for four days then leave for Pietermaritzburg where I will stay for 7 days then I will go to Durban for 6 days. I will leave my home town in the state of haidh. If I calculate my cycle, I should...

Irregular bleeding

Q:1. I have very irregular menses where this entire year went and I did not get my menses. Recently I started herbal medicine which has helped but sometimes the clean period of 15 days between 2 menstrual cycles don't pass and I am experiencing the next cycle. Mufti...

Women bathing after haidh

Q:1) Regarding haidh, and the lady not seeing blood on her pad, how long should she wait to see if the pad is clean, before having a bath and offering salaah. e.g. should she check once every salaah time, or once a day etc.2) Regarding nifaas, is there any rules...

Irregular bleeding

Q: My normal period cycle was around 28 days cycle or more. But few months ago I got a irregular period which caused problems for me. Now as from the past two months, I get a discharge on around 25th or 26th day as orange drop once maybe, then nothing till my 28th...

Doubts regarding wet dreams

Q: I think I might be suffering from OCD as I constantly have doubts about everything. In the mornings when I wake up to pray fajar there is still lots of time left after I finish to go back to sleep, but I am always scared I might get a wet dream so I stay up. But...

Iddat of a woman in the case of talaaq

Q: What is the iddat for a divorce?A: In the case of talaaq, the 'iddat of a woman who experiences haidh is the passing of three haidh.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Zakaria MakadaChecked & Approved:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo...