Medicine

August 21, 2022 1 min

Is Tubal Ligation Allowed for a Woman with a Genetic Condition?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question Is tubal ligation allowed in Islam for a woman with a genetic condition that can result in a high probability of her male offspring being born with a rare congenital disease for which no cure exists? Answer Your answer is detailed below in this link: Permanent Contraception (Female Sterilisation) […]
August 18, 2022 4 mins

What If, as an Unmarried Woman, My Hymen Ruptured as a Result of a Medical Proce...

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I had to undergo a medical procedure eight years ago after being diagnosed with endometriosis. My doctor advised me to have a laparoscopy and hysteroscopy (i.e. a camera inserted into the uterus via the vagina). Furthermore, the gynecologist who performed the surgical procedure was male. Following the procedure, I […]
August 13, 2022 2 mins

Can One Obtain a Vaccine Certificate without Being Vaccinated?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question Can a person obtain a vaccination certificate to show proof before performing Hajj or Umrah without actually having had one? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. This would not be permitted. Being true and trustworthy is a foundational virtue […]
August 12, 2022 2 mins

Is It Permissible to Use Hormonal Contraception to Regulate Period Flow?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question My menstrual cycle can last up to two weeks. My doctor recommended hormonal birth control to help “regulate” my menstrual cycle and shorten its duration. As I am not married, I do not require birth control. Is it still permissible for me to use it for the purpose my doctor […]