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  • Taking Birth Control Pills during Ramadan Nullifies Fasting Date: 30-5-2022

    Salam alaykum,I am taking birth control during ramadan to prevent my period. I only take the pills after iftar because otherwise i will be breaking my fast. However, I yesterday have forgotten to take the pill and I have to take it in 12 hours otherwise my period will start. Since I am fasting i won’t be able to take it until it’s too late. What.. More

  • Took contraceptive pill thinking it would not break her fast Date: 15-5-2017

    In the morning of the first day of Ramadan, a woman took a contraceptive pill without water thinking it would not break her fast. What is the opinion of the Sharee’ah on this? .. More

  • Menses flow at night and stop during daytime Date: 15-5-2017

    I came to experience my menses in Ramadan. However, my menses did not come during the fasting time; rather it would come after the ‘Isha’. This would happen every day; the blood would flow after the ‘Isha’ time and stop before the Fajr time. That is, my menses would never come out during the fasting time. Rather, it would start after the ‘Isha’.. More

  • Whether to fast when seeing yellowish discharge before end of menses Date: 15-5-2017

    I appreciate you reading my question very carefully. I usually break my fast for five days in Ramadan; these days make up my menstrual period. I usually resume fasting on the sixth day though I doubt whether or not the period expires by then. Anyhow, I always observe the fasting of six days after Ramadan in place of the days that I miss. This year,.. More

  • Whether woman receives reward of fasting if menses start during it Date: 15-5-2017

    A woman was fasting voluntarily one day. When she was going to pray the ‘Asr, she found the blood of menses. Does she attain the reward of fasting given that it came at the end of the day, or not? .. More

  • Broke her fast thinking that she was still menstruating then discovered her period had ended Date: 15-5-2017

    There is a girl whose menstrual period usually covers 5 days. During Ramadan, she was breaking her fast on the fifth day of her normal period, thinking that her period had not yet expired. However, she realized that she had become pure of menses during the daytime of the fifth day. She is not certain whether her period expired before or after the Fajr.. More

  • Fasting while experiencing bleeding caused by contraceptive pills Date: 15-5-2017

    Shortly before Ramadan, I changed the kind of contraceptive pills that I take. This caused a light bleeding that kept on during most of Ramadan. I wanted to fast the six days of Shawwal. I first observed the number of the normal days that regularly make up my menstrual period and then observed the six days of Shawwal. Is this enough? .. More

  • She broke her fast because she doubted whether she became free of menses before or after Fajr Date: 9-5-2016

    There is a girl whose menstrual period usually lasts for ten days. In the previous Ramadan, she started her period as usual. In the ninth day of the period, she did not fast, assuming that she was still menstruating. However, she noticed during the daytime that the bleeding had stopped and that she became pure of menses. She is not certain whether she.. More

  • Her menses started after ‘Asr while she was fasting Date: 9-5-2016

    If a woman starts getting her menses after ‘Asr time in Ramadan, should she continue to fast the rest of the day, or can she break her fast and make up the day later after Ramadan? .. More

  • She made the intention to fast the Day of ‘Arafah, but she came to menstruate during the day Date: 8-5-2016

    I pray that Allah, the Exalted, helps me observe the fasting of the ten days of Thul-Hijjah. However, I may not be able to fast the Day of ‘Arafah (the ninth day of Thul-Hijjah) because I will have started my menstrual period by that time. I know that the fasting of the Day of ‘Arafah washes away the sins of the preceding and the following year... More

  • What should a woman do if she knows that her menstruation has ended after Fajr Date: 8-5-2016

    There is a woman who would regularly have her menses for eight days but whose menstruation only lasted six days in Ramadan. On the seventh day, she thought that she was still going through her menses and therefore broke her fast. She is now certain that her period had ended by the seventh day. She is wondering what to do? Is she only required to make.. More

  • Fasting in case of interrupted discharge of blood Date: 26-8-2015

    My menstrual period lasts for about four days. So before the dawn of the fourth day I made my intention to fast because I know that my menstruation is weak, especially in Ramadan. I indeed observed fasting that day, before making Ghusl (shower taken when in a state of major ritual impurity), and there was no blood discharge throughout the day. Is my.. More

  • Fasting during menstruation out of ignorance Date: 26-8-2015

    A woman observed fasting during menstruation, out of ignorance, for more than a year and then she came to know the correct ruling. What is the sharia ruling regarding the past years, when she was observing fast during menstruation and did not make up for it? Please advise. Thank you. .. More

  • Fasting when there is bleeding because of uterine cysts Date: 26-8-2015

    My sister suffers from cysts in the uterus. She observed fasting for two days in Ramadan although there was a daily discharge of menstrual blood whenever the time of the azan (call for prayer) was due. What should she do? Should she make up for three days of fasting? .. More

  • Blood discharge outside menstruation or pregnancy has no effect on fasting Date: 27-5-2015

    I suffer from inflammation of the urinary tract, and there are colored discharges that include blood at times other than that of the menstrual period. I have consulted my female doctor, she told me that it is just an inflammation and not a period. Are my fasting and prayer valid? .. More