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medical treatment

Medical aid and hospital plan

Q: Can we buy a health plan? We have to pay a premium on a monthly basis and the plan cover's certain types of medical expenses upto a limit.A: If one pays a hospital a monthly fee for providing a service and whenever one falls ill, the hospital itself in lieu of the...

Cupping

Q: What is "Hijama"? Is it Sunnah or not?A: There are many Ahaadith reported regarding the benefits of cupping. Cupping is a type of medical treatment and to adopt a treatment is permissible. However, medical treatments and operations should be carried out by someone...

Eating food which was affected by Sihr

Recently me and my aunts had eaten food at another relative's house, soon after we were always arguing and my grades fell and we developed health issues. My mother did roqyia and we vomited some disgusting white and black spotted substance. We figured it was eaten...

Treating paralysis with pigeon blood

Q: My question is that I have heard many times that patients with paralysis should opt for treatment with pigeon and also the application of the blood of the pigeon on the affected area. It is a common cure for paralysis and evidently very effective. Can you please...

Husband unable to consummate the marriage

Q: I am a female married 3 months back and me and my husband love each other a lot Masha Allah. He is kind and supporting. We have not been able to consummate our marriage till today because of the condition called vaginismus, of which I came to know on the very first...

Beard which is becoming bald

Q: I have a full grown beard and the problem is it's balding in patches and it's falling a lot. What should I do or can I remove it an take some treatment an see how it grows again? It was such a jihaad to keep it and it was looking so marshaallah an now this is...

Depression and other mental disorders

Q: I am 27 years old. I was non practising Muslim, but 7 years ago I started practising. For a few months everything was going fine, but after that doubts started in my mind. To make the story short, I did everything to cure, wazaif,medical treatment, etc.I lost my...

Wearing bright coloured jilbaabs

Wearing bright coloured jilbaabs Answer: In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. The Qur’an and Sunnah have provided ample guidance on the subject of clothing, which can be summarized into four parts:  1.    Our clothing must cover our body...

Male doctor doing caesarean for Muslim woman

Recently my wife gave birth to a boy alhamdulillah at 11AM in the morning. She was in labour for at least 14 hours and was in huge pain before the 14 hours and during it (first child). After about 11 hours of labour the midwife decided that she couldnt deliver the...