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حيض the cyclical discharge of blood that comes from of the womb of a pubescent woman, not caused by childbirth or disease.

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Is there any hadith or Quranic verse which FORBIDS fasting for women while on period? [duplicate]

It is generally said that it is forbidden for a woman to fast while on period. But I have never seen a Quranic verse or a Hadith which states it so. For example this answer on this website also states ...
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Is there proof that it fasting is forbidden for a woman while on period? [duplicate]

It is generally said that it is forbidden for a woman to fast while on period. But I have never seen a Quranic verse or a Hadith which states it so. For example this answer on this website also states ...
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Can I practice salat if I am menstruating?

Assalamu Alaikum, I reverted to Islam 2 weeks ago and have started my Menstruation cycle today. I was wondering if it is haram to practice salat while menstruating. I am aware that my prayer will not ...
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Can I do ghusl and pray if I have milky color discharge after period?

My period usual consists of 6-7 days of full on bleeding and then brown discharge which turns into yellowish discharge. It has been 10 days now since my period started and the discharge I see now is ...
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Taking medications while fasting

I missed some days of fasting during Ramadan because of irregular menstruation/istihadah. I’m planning on making those up but I’m on birth control now to help regulate my periods and I have to take it ...
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Period time is too long [duplicate]

This time my period is not going , 15 days are completed but the blood is still there, normally it is for 6 or 7 days , should I offer salah or should I just wait?
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Missed Prayers and Fast due to not knowing about rules

As-salaam 'Alaykum. I got my period in almost two years ago in 2019. I was 11 when I got my period. I thought that praying and fasting were based on age. This year was the first year I fasted for all ...
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Hadith on non menstrual bleeding

Can someone shed some context on this hadith? What is meant by a "kick in the womb": It was narrated from Aisha that Umm Habibah bint Jahsh who was married to ‘Abdur-Rahman bin ‘Awf ...
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Does this count as istihadah or menses?

I had my period for longer than usual last month, almost 15 days, and then spotting with some light bleeding randomly (till today). I fasted as normal after it reached over 10 days since a scholar ...
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How does a woman offer kaffarah when she can not fast consecutively because of menses?

so i already know that if one breaks a fast intentionally, they have to either feed 60 poor people or fast for 60 consecutuve days without skipping any days. however, this isnt possible for most women ...
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Praying while menstruating

Is it okay if I pray silently in my head while on my period?
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If we see Menses in dreams should we have to take ghusul

If a female see as she is having her Menses or blood or something related to the Menses,, does ghusul get wajib on her or she can continue her Salah n recitation of Quran
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How can I make up missed prayers dur to confusion between istihada and menses?

Considering menstruation I didn't pray for some days, but it was istihaza, how can I make up those missed prayers now?
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Fasting on the thought of period

Assalamualykum....I was unsure if I got my periods but still fasted cause I was unsure and turns out I was not mensturating! So will my fast be accepted ? Do I have to fast again ?please ans !!!!!
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What acts of worship are prohibited for a woman undergoing menstruation?

I know fasting, prayer, circumambulation and touching the Qur'an are prohibited to woman undergoing menstruation. What others acts of worship are prohibited? Alternatively, I can re-frame the ...
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How do i know when my menses has fully ended?

So i know that i should wait for complete dryness or the white discharge before i can pray again. But what if there's a period of dryness with sudden yellow discharges for a day or two? When can i ...
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Do women need to check their menstruation before Fajr to see if they are required to also pray the previous night Isha?

Suppose a woman is menstruating at the time of sleep in the night that is the time of Esha. She knows that her menstruation is about to end and probably she will be able to do Fajr also. Does she ...
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Upcoming Umrah, went on BC but still spotting

Taking birth control pill to delay the period because of upcoming Umrah trip next week But unfortunately started spotting so does this mean I can’t offer salah, fast or do tawaf? It’s very light ...
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In Ramadan should I not fast for 7 days because of menses?

Since it's Ramadan, I get my period soon. But the thing is, I usually bleed for 5 days only, NOT 7 days. Should I not fast for 7 days just to be safe? Do I fast again once the bleeding has stopped ...
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Doubt of being impure

I had period cramps and a yellow brownish vaginal discharge. I read somewhere that this is part of the menstruation since it was time for my menstrual cycle and therefore I didn't pray salah. Should ...
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Menses discharge salah [duplicate]

Asalamu alaykum , my period was due 8 days ago but instead of my period I am getting light brownish-pinkish discharge , it’s not a lot but it’s still there . Sometimes a tiny bit of blood aswell , ...
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Do female believers get rewarded for their monthly menses?

'A'isha reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying: A believer does not receive (the trouble) of running a thorn or more than that but Allah elevates him in rank or effaces his sins because of that. ...
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Can a female pray regular salah if she has been diagnosed with PCOS?

I have PCOS and my monthly cycles are not regular. Sometimes there is also spotting which lasts for weeks. Am I allowed to offer salah?
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Periods of two weeks duration

Assalam-o-Alaikum brothers and sisters. I am a new married person. It's about 8th week of my marriage. I came here with my wife for Umrah. When we were coming from my country; my wife ate medicine ...
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Why is a natural thing such as the menses associated with the deficiency in religion?

Sahih Bukhari Volume 001, Book 006, Hadith Number 301. Narated By Abu Said Al-Khudri : Once Allah's Apostle went out to the Musalla (to offer the prayer) o 'Id-al-Adha or Al-Fitr prayer. Then he ...
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Can we have sexaul relationship with our wives while she is menstruating?

Sahih Bukhari Volume 002, Book 026, Hadith Number 789. Narated By 'Aisha : We performed Hajj with the Prophet and performed Tawaf-al-ifada on the Day of Nahr (slaughtering). Safiya got her menses ...
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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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Is sex during menses allowed if it increases chances of pregnancy?

Basically, my wife and I plan to have a baby, but it's not happening. I went to a doctor, and they said that it's more likely to happen during her period. I know that in Islam it is haram to have sex ...
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Can I read the Quraan during menses from cell phone? [duplicate]

I am doing hifz. I have some doubts to clear. Can I read quraan during menses from cell phone? Because if I don't read, I forget what I have memorized.
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What was the exact duration of Hazrat Safiyya (r.a.) idda?

After Hazrat Safiyya (r.a) was taken captive in the Battle of Khaybar, the Prophet manumitted her and married her. But, in accordance with the practice of istibra, he didn't consummate his marriage ...
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Is fake performance of salah during monthly cycle okay?

In our family, when we have our monthly cycle, we actually feel very embarrassed and so we hide it. During prayer time we actually fake our prayers and just act of doing salah while we actually don't ...
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I have an period where the blood comes in small amounts; is it valid for me to fast or pray?

Recently I have started my period but the problem is the blood comes in small amounts once a day and the rest of the day is light discharge. Is it valid for me to still both fast or pray?
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Under what category falls the bleeding after an abortion?

This question made me ask myself: After an abortion (miscarriage) or an artificial (or induced) abortion a woman usually sees some blood for a couple of days. As what kind of blood is this bleeding ...
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How are the rulings for menstruation defined?

How are the rulings for menstruation/menses for our sisters defined according to the different fiqh schools? I mean the duration, how a female can be sure her menses really ended, etc.
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Can a man have sex with wife if bleeding continues even after the exact time of women monthly bleeding?

If a woman miscarries after two months, then the 40 days of women bleeding finishes and then the monthly bleeding starts and then its time finishes as well, but still the bleeding continues, in this ...
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Is there any truth to the claim that a man may not shake hands with a woman because she menstruates and is therefore unclean?

Australian former politician Bronwyn Bishop was recently quoted as saying: When I hear the Department of Education saying it’s OK for a boy to put his hand on his heart instead of taking a woman’s ...
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Is using synthetic musk after menses okay?

Is there a Sahih Hadeeth relating to use of perfumed cloth of musk after menses. If there is one can we use synthetic musk because nowadays the original musk is hard to find. Will using of synthetic ...
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Is it permissible to use perfumes during menstruation?

What is the ruling regarding the use of perfumes during menstruation? Is it permissible to use perfumes during it?
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What can a man do to satisfy his sexual desires when he cannot have relations with his wife?

I know the fact, that a husband and wife are told to distance themselves while a women is on menstruation, but what and how can a man satisfy his sexual desires? I have come to a point where I cannot ...
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Should a woman pray when she has discharge?

I had my period a week ago and am back on the contraception pill, but experienced some discharge on my liner when I have gone to the bathroom a few times today and want to know if I can just clean ...
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Is it haram to use pills to avoid or offset menstruation?

I live very far from my wife and family for job. I usually go my home for 7 to 8 days maximum. The problem is whenever I visited my wife, she usually had been with her monthly days. She took ...
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Is there a clear rule when a woman should do the ghusl after menstruation or child-bed (nifas)?

As a man and husband, I have no real idea about the menstruation, I mean what it feels like and if our sisters can feel it ending etc. Now, for example, it happens that some of my female relatives ...
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Making du'a and touching prayer map

Asalam alaykum. I have 2 questions: 1) Can women touch the prayer map when they are in menses? 2) When women make du'as, are their duas going to be accepted? How can they proceed for their du'as to ...
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Can a woman read and recite the Qur'an on a phone during menses? [duplicate]

I would like to ask since a woman can recite Qur'an while in her menses: Can she read it on her phone, like touching the verses in her phone? Even in her menses does she have to perform wudu before ...
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Is the divorce via SMS valid, if at the time of divorce the wife was having her menses and she only got one of the three divorce messages?

I was given advice by my friend to divorce my wife and he was not clear to me or explained me the procedure and I was angry and in doubt about doing it but he and my brother pushed me. So I did and ...
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Does female need to make up her menstruation fasts?

Salam I am looking for hadiths that say a female has to make up for her missed fasts if she menstruates during Ramadan. I could not find it in the Quran.
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Can a woman hope for the Laylatul Qadr during menses?

If a woman is in her menses during the last 10 nights of Ramadhan, can she still hope for reward of Laylatul Qadr if she stays up during the nights and does all the worship allowed for menstruating ...
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Can a woman recite the Qur'an during her menses?

During a recent Jumuah prayer I heard a hadeeth about Abu Hurairah (RAA) Abu Huraira reported: He met the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, in the road of Medina while he was in ...
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Can a woman during menses read the Quran without touching it, or read it from an electronic device?

I know that during a girl's period she is not allowed to touch the Quran. Can she read Quran without touching it, like reciting, or reading from the PC's screen, or mobile?
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Some pink blood then stop, do i have to ghusl?

Asslamualaikum I am a sister. Last night I had some pink blood, and today nothing. dhuhr time has come :( I'm expecting menstruation within the next 7 days, so this could have been a start, or could ...
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