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Cosmetic surgery to get rid of depression/negative critics

I understand that beautifying would be wrong but the plastic surgery that would help to reduce or cure the stress/depression/mental problems.Is that permissible? Doing so, would enable a person to ...
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Sunnah days for Hijama

According to the the Hijri calendar for the month of Safar/Rabi Al-Awaal 1437 (Nov/Dec 2015) the sunnah days 17th, 19th, 21th would fall on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday respectively (Nov. 29, Dec 1st, ...
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Is Hijama(Cupping) related to black magic?

As Salam Alikum, Is Hijama helpful in removing black magic or sihr? I read somewhere that after a jinn leaves a human body, the magic(sihr), remains back. How far is this correct? Also, can cupping ...
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Organ donation from a non-Muslim to a Muslim

I was reading this question about the permissibility of Organ donation in Islam. The answer is very detailed and helpful. So it got me thinking about whether a non-Muslim, say a Hindu or a Jew, can ...
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Is consuming health supplements with gelatin from unknown source allowed?

I need to take some vitamin supplements that are enclosed in gelatin capsules of unknown origin. I a apprehensive about consuming them since gelatin in the capsules may come from haram sources like ...
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Can a Muslim women pursue a career in medicine (Islamically acceptable)?

As a high school student I am extremely confused about the compromise between religion and occupation. I'm aware that there are guidelines for this but say you wanted to do nursing or medical school, ...
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What should I do if sleeping medication affects my ability to wake for fajr?

I am currently on a sleeping medication, prescribed by my doctor, to aid my insomnia. The problem is that when I take it straight after isha to sleep it is impossible to wake for fajr, as the effects ...
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Can a muslim woman become a gynecologist?

Is it permissible for a muslim woman to become a gynecologist1? Gynecology:the branch of physiology and medicine that deals with the functions and diseases specific to women and girls, esp. those ...
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Is orthodontic work halal?

Quote taken from this question: Allah has cursed those women who ... create a space between their teeth artificially to look beautiful From the above quote, it seems that cosmetic orthodontic ...
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Is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?

Just like the title states, is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?
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Does Islam permit euthanasia?

Definition: Euthanasia, also known as assisted suicide, physician-assisted suicide (dying) , doctor-assisted dying (suicide) , and more loosely termed mercy killing, basically means to take a ...