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How to Deal with Irregular Cycles as a Result of Birth Control Use?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum My question concerns menstruation and irregular cycles as a result of birth control use. It usually takes about three months for a woman’s cycle to adjust to birth control, which often results in spotting earlier than a woman’s proper time for her cycle. What is the Islamic […]

Is Withdrawal Bleeding Considered Menstruation?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I have a medical condition called PCOS which leads to me having irregular periods. I always counted the bleeding that occurred at the end of my birth control pack as “hayd”(menstruation), but was wondering if it should be counted as istihada instead? Since it’s not a physiologic […]

​​Can a Menstruating Person Sit in the Room Where the Deceased Lies?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Can a menstruating person sit in the room where the deceased lies? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam, I pray you’re well. In regards the presence of a menstruating woman, there is a difference in ruling between her being present when a person is dying and being in the presence […]

What Should I Do When My Menstruation Exceed Ten Days?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have blood flow for 5/6 days then I find discolored discharge and sometimes spotting for more than a week. What should I do? Should I neglect it and pray? Can we make up missed prayers during this period? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, Both discoloured discharge […]

Can a Woman Shorten Her Prayers After Ending Her Menstruations During a Travel?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I have read in Behishti Zewar that if a women is on her period when starting, or during, a journey she will need to pray full prayers (not shortened) upon attaining purity (doing ghusl) until she goes beyond the traveling distance from the location where she did […]

Do Brown Dots Count as Menstruation Blood?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum On the 9th day of my menstruation I don’t see any color on my pad but every time after urine when I wipe off with tissue I see 3 or 4 brownish dots. Should I consider myself dry when this happens because I am dry the whole […]

Can a White Discharge Be Yellow?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum A woman has her menses for 6 or 7 days and takes a Ghusl after seeing the white discharge. The white discharge is normally slightly yellowish in color during her pure days. If she sees a slight yellowish discharge on her undergarments, will it be counted as […]

Do All Vaginal Discharges Invalidate My Wudu?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I am excused to renew wudu due to regular discharge. How often do I need to change my pad/cloth? If I saw my cloth soiled do I need to repeat any prayers? Does wudu break if any discharge exits the vagina? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, Clear […]

Is It Allowed to Delay the Intention for Hajj?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I am asking this question on behalf of my aunt. Unfortunately, she has her period and may not be able to make the intention for Hajj before leaving. Is it ok if she arrives in Saudi Arabia and makes the intention? Answer: assalamu alaykum Being in a […]

Was My Period Over?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I was nearing the end of my period and I was checking to see if it had ended by checking for dryness (using a piece of toilet paper). But the act of checking for dryness lead to some bleeding. From what I could see the piece of […]