How Can I Deal With These Issues Concerning Urinary Incontinence? (Shafi’i School)

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, 1. I have placed a tissue paper over my penis after istinja due to dripping of urine. Is it problematic to pray without removing that tissue? 2. After removing the tissue I see some small dust (particles) of tissue sticking to my penis and underwear. Is that […]

I Feel Certain That I Repeatedly Break My Wudu, Even During Prayer; What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I seem to suffer from flatus incontinence and persistent whisperings of the shayatin. I spend ages in the ablution room repeating my wudhu and prayer for every time I seem to break my wudhu. Spending 20 – 40 min for wudhu and having to repeat a prayer numerous times […]

How to Maintain Purity for Prayer With a Non-Excused Urine Dripping Problem

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have trouble keeping wudu because of a medical issue resulting in the dribbling of small amounts of urine after going to the bathroom. I end up holding my bladder for the entire afternoon and I pray dhur, asr, and maghrib on the same wudu instead of using the […]

How Can I Maintain Purity and Pray When I Have a Weak Bladder that Constantly Leaks?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: (1) I have a very weak bladder such that it leaks (in small amounts) almost all the time. I am aware of suggestion that so long as the stain on the underwear is no more than a 50pence piece that is acceptable. Is this right? What is the […]

Urinary Incontinence and Wudu

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Is there a dispensation (in terms of redoing wudu’, the acceptance of hajj, repeating prayers, or anything that requires a state of wudu’) for a person who has urinary incontinence? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and faith. This […]