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If I open a gelatin capsule, is the medicine inside now halal?

If only the capsule is made of gelatine, does removing the medicine from inside mean it can be consumed without ingesting something haram. I have read that najis (impurities) only transfers when that ...
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Is cosmetic surgery allowed for a Muslim women to please her husband?

I am a Muslim woman and realise that I have a duty to my husband to please him and do what I need to do to keep us together. Lately however I feel the attraction between us has not been the way it ...
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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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Is it permissible to turn down cancer treatment if you fear it will cause more harm than good?

In my opinion, chemotherapy harms the body and does more damage than benefit. It does little to improve you and rather ends up destroying your entire immune system, causing you to become further ...
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Is vaginoplasty after childbirth to improve my husband's sexual pleasure permissible?

After having a child (where the delivery was normal) my husband is having a hard time fulfilling his sexual desire with me; not because of outward appearance, but during sex when he is inside me. ...
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Is mental health treatment sufficient to make permissible otherwise haram acts?

HHS.gov write about mental health: Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, ...
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Is not getting treatment for a disease considered as suicide in Islam?

I had this question for many years and still don't know if it is suicide or not, in one way you { by not taking the "cure" which is chemotherapy, and others } wish yourself death. but I don'...
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Is it recommended to recite 'Ya Shafi Ya Kafi' before taking a medication?

I recently came across a sermon where the narrator recommends to recite YA SHAAFI YA KAFI YA BAQI ( The Healer,Self-sufficient , The Everlasting) for General Sickness, Deadly Diseases, Fevers, Burns ...
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How does Islam see hypnosis?

According to the Encyclopedia of Britannica hypnosis means: hypnosis, special psychological state with certain physiological attributes, resembling sleep only superficially and marked by a ...
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Eating medicine while fasting will make the fast makrooh?

I have to eat anti epileptic medicine at 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM. This cannot be delayed not even for 10 minutes. So if I eat my medicine while fasting, will it make my fast makrooh?
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Gelatin capsules from pig ash or its bone

We read in the quran that the flesh of swine is impermissible(occurs four times elsewhere in Quran) “He has forbidden you only the Maytah (dead animals), and blood, and the flesh of swine, ...” [al-...
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Is it allowed to take alcohol in medication?

So some days ago I've been taking strepsils and I recently found that it contains some sort of alcohol (Dichlorobenzyl alcohol to be specific). My question is: Is this type of alcohol specifically ...
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Can i abort rape child? [duplicate]

I am a woman in my twenties. I was raped. Since he is an influential person i couldn’t get justice. Now i am pregnant with his child. I want to abort it. I don’t want to bear a rapists child in my ...
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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 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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Can a doctor watch a women's body? [duplicate]

Asslamo Alaikum, I am Dr. Ahmad. Artificial Intelligence for Medical Researcher. My question is that I am being a medical researcher I am working on breast cancer diagnoser which can detect breast ...
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Are corporate doctors sinful?

In today's capitalistic world, many professionals work in a corporate setting where the bottom line is to make more profit for the shareholders. In the medical field, we have many corporate ...
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Is Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment halal if one is not able to get a cure from elsewhere?

Is Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment halal if one is not able to get a cure from elsewhere? Panchakarma ("Pancha" means five and "karma" means treatment) is done to detoxify the body according to ...
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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 ...
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Is organ donation permissible?

Is it permitted in Islam to donate organs like eyes or kidneys to someone who needs one? I'm looking for information both about donating while alive (suppose a parent or sibling is in need of it), and ...
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Using eye drops during fast as a medicine

if we use eye drops during fast will it break the fast or not. some people says that it breaks the fast and some says that it does not break the fast. kindly someone solve my confusion related to this ...
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Does having an injection break the fast?

It is common knowledge that anything ingested during fasting period is not acceptable. But what about things getting inside the body by other means? Can injections be taken while fasting?
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naturopathy Medicine which have alcohol is Halal or haram

As Salam O Alaikum Brother, My name is Amer and I have question regarding consuming Medicine which have alcohol. I knew there are different post which says consuming Medicine which has little amount ...
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Is it haram to stop life support for one who is brain dead?

brain dead is defined as Irreversible brain damage and loss of brain function, as evidenced by cessation of breathing and other vital reflexes, unresponsiveness to stimuli, absence of muscle activity, ...
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Doctor told me to take Absolut vodka as pain reliever, is it haram?

I have a metal plate in my arm that was caused by a car bombing. I started taking tramadol to relief my pain but i got into an addiction problem with it so later i stopped. The doctor then told me ...
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What rulings and fiqh views are there for prayers and wudu' with bandage?

Years ago I had a Scaphoid fracture and before consulting a physician I made wudu' and later got a cast. According what I researched at the time the maliki school of fiqh considers praying with this ...
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Life-threatening situations

I wonder what Islam, more specifically the Quran or one of the many hadeeth have to say when it comes to life-threatening diseases. Many muslim people think they have to suffer the illness they're ...
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Regarding alcohol content medicines

Can i continue using this medicine?? Is it permissible to use this medicine in islam?
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Is listening to Brainwave Entrainment‎ or subliminal message audio halal?

As the title says, I want to determine if Brainwave Entrainment is halaal or haraam? Brainwave Entrainment in Wikipedia: Brainwave Entrainment is any practice that aims to cause brainwave ...
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Is it permissible to use "subliminals" in videos to change one's eye color?

There are these videos which is like some sort of 'hypnosis' thing for your subconscious mind. It plays these frequencies with an inaudible voice in the background that your subconscious can hear. ...
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According to scholars who view transgenderism as haram, what should a post-operative transsexual do?

There's a difference of opinion as to whether being transgender is haram; see my answer here. An example fatwa which says it's haram is: We know, therefore, that these operations are prohibited ...
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Does doctor-patient confidentiality allow one to "backbite" to one's doctor?

There's certain things one is encouraged to tell their doctor, such as a family history of hereditary diseases. However, this could reasonably be considered backbiting (see also What is backbiting?), ...
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Does transitioning from male to female go against Islam?

I'm 21 years old and transgender, and I've experienced it from my childhood. People says that transsexuals are prohibited in Islam, but I feel it is totally wrong. They think like we are trying to ...
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Is it considered as a good charity to donate blood to someone in need?

Is it considered to be a good charity to donate blood to someone in need. Is it permissible or is it encouraged in Islam? Also is it considered as a charity in Islam?
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Is donating blood or bone marrow forbidden in Islam?

Is donating blood or bone marrow forbidden in Islam? If yes then why and are there any scientific proof?
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Is it inappropriate for a woman to medically prevent her menses? [duplicate]

There's medical methods of preventing menses, see e.g., Stop Your Periods With Continuous Birth Control: The Pill In most cases, you take pills with hormones for 21 days. Then, for 7 days, you ...
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Can I put salat on a pause until I can fix my mental issues?

I am making no excuses when I say I cannot pray. It is due to mental issues way beyond my control and I cannot avoid making mistakes in my salat no matter what I do. Even if I don't make mistakes my ...
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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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Are Muslims allowed to work for Clinical Trial organizations?

My question is not based on discussions, want i want here is to completely understand the picture of Clinical Trials in Islam. My question is can a Muslim work in Research department or back end IT ...
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Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork?

Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork? Even if it’s needed as part of a treatment process? I want to take an HCL and digestive enzymes supplement that ...
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Is it permissible to donate blood?

Is it permissible to donate blood as a Muslim? I wish to donate blood but I don't know if this is acceptable in islam.
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Can necessary medication be permissible even if it contains haram ingredients?

I don't mean to bother you. I am not Muslim, but I have deep respect for your faith and work and study with Muslims on an almost daily basis. I have noticed that some of my Muslim friends do not eat ...
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Can we use Dzikir instead of mantras to make meditation more Islamic?

I use meditation for reaching the very productive and creative 4th state of consciousness (body fully at deep rest with slow deep breathing but mind fully alert). I had been using Sanskrit mantras as ...
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Is subliminal affirmation to enhance the mind haram?

If I'm listening a subliminal affirmation for enhancing intelligence and all the affirmation in it are listed clearly and are not against Islam, will it be harram?
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Is masturbation allowed for medical purposes [closed]

We know istimna is haraam in Islam. But there is a certain medical condition for which sometimes doctors prescribe the patients to do that regularly. Now I was wondering, say a person had a wife who ...
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Are human-strain probiotics halal?

Are human strain probiotics halal? My daughter has asthma and eczema and there is a product I want to try (HMF Child Probiotic Supplement), but I would like to know if it is permissible?
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Does gelatin in vitamins make them haram?

I purchased cod liver oil capsules and it has gelatin. I was told by my elders that it's haram. I don't know why and how, but people in Muslim countries have not that much awareness or they sell vegan ...
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Is a skin care product containing donkey milk halal?

I found out that an ingredient in my cleansing balm is donkey milk. Is it halal to use for Muslims?
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What is the position of mad or psychopathic people in Islam? What are they going to get in the afterlife?

Can mad or psychopathic people participate in Islam and come under Shariah Law? What is their position in Islam? What are they going to get in Akhira? I would really love to see ANY Ayah or Hadith ...