This answer was collected from DarulIftaBirmingham.co.uk, which is run under the supervision of Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah from the United Kingdom.


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Question: Are you allowed to throw away sanitary pads used in periods? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is advisable to dispose off used sanitary pads by burying them.[1] If that is not possible, then one may dispose off… read more »


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Question: Assalamalaikum, Recently due to some severe acne and allergic problems due to birth control pills, specialist asked me to use I U D. Due to that my periods has extended from 6 to 14 days. So the extra 4 days will be considered as Haidh or should I start praying after 6 day? Jazakallah… read more »

Maximum Duration of Menses

Answered by Mathabah.org

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Can you please refer me to any references regarding the duration of menstrual periods? I’m discussing it with my girls health class. It has always been my understanding that it is considered menses up to 10 days. I have recently read that it can be up to 15 days…. read more »

Reciting Qur’ān During Menses

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Can I read Qur’ān if I am on my periods? Answer: Thank you for your question. It is generally agreed by mainstream classical and Islamic jurists that it is prohibited for women menstruating to recite the Qur’ān. ‘Abd Allāh ibn ‘Omar reports that the Prophet (peace and blessings upon… read more »

Irregular bleeding after IUCD

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I got a procedure of IUCD for contraception on July 1, 2019. It was important as per doctors instruction due to some medicines with which I cannot conceive at the moment. The gynaecologist said that in the start I will face some extra/heavy bleeding or irregular spotting due to this. My previous routine of… read more »