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I Suffer From Urinary Leakage Problems. Can I Be Excused All My Life?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I always keep a tissue in my underwear. After urinating, a lot of urine leaks onto the tissue paper and after about 10 minutes the majority of urine that will leak has exited. Thereafter very small amounts leak that are impossible for me to feel. I have […]

How Can I Pray When Unable to Stop the Bleeding of My Finger?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu aleykum, I was washing and accidentally cut my finger and got a rift. It was bleeding and I tried to wash it and stop the bleeding with a tissue. It got stopped a little but when I tried to wash the blood from the cut and the area […]

How Do Pray With Chronic Nosebleeds?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: I was performing wudu for isha prayers when my nose started bleeding heavily, so I stopped and waited until it stopped bleeding. Please tell me what one should do in a situation like this. My nose often bleeds due to allergy and the doctor told me to lie down […]

`Isha Timing and Chronic Excuses

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: Until what time can we pray Isha prayer before it is considered late? Also, is someone is excused due to urinary leakage does he still need to wait till the end of the time to see if it stops? I’m asking to make sure I don’t miss the prayer […]

How Do I Pray When Liquid Constantly Leaks from My Private Parts?

Answered by Tabraze Azam Question: Asalamualikum. What is the ruling on someone who has seminal fluid or a sticky watery liquid coming out of private part almost all the time? Is this person considered mazur? I’m worried because I pray 5 times and it’s becoming difficult to concentrate. Please help me brother, I  have heard […]

What Means Should a Woman With Dysfunctional Vaginal Bleeding (Istihada) Take to Stop the Bleeding Prior to Prayer?

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: Must the women in state of istihada take any means to stop the bleeding prior to praying? Answer: Wa alaykum assalaam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh Sidi, The prayer as an excused (ma’dhur) person is performed out of necessity; therefore, we try to use whatever means we reasonably can to […]

The Fiqh of Chronic Excuses and Ablution

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Could you please detail the fiqh of chronic excuses and ablution? Answer:  If someone has a chronic excuse (`udhr) such as being unable to stop intermittent drops of urine, or one whose bowels have become loose, should: 1) perform wudu at the time of every fard prayer and 2) […]