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Is not getting treatment for a disease considered as suicide in Islam?

الامتناع من التداوي في حالة المرض لا يعتبر انتحارا عند عامة الفقهاء، فمن كان مريضا وامتنع من العلاج حتى مات، لا يعتبر عاصيا، إذ لا يتحقق بأنه يشفيه Refraining from taking medicine in the state of ...
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Is it makru to take appetite suppressants at suhur before starting the fast?

There is no evidence above whether it is Makruh or not but it is Mustahabb (preferable) to eat food at Suhur There is no evidence to show whether or not it is makruh or haram but it is permissible as ...
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Does doctor-patient confidentiality allow one to "backbite" to one's doctor?

Doctor-patient confidentiality of and by itself does not provide a blanket exemption to backbiting. However, when discussing family history or hereditary diseases with the intention of reaping a ...
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Is it permissible to use "subliminals" in videos to change one's eye color?

Wa'alikumussalam warahmatullah wa barakatuh: May Allah rewards you with peace, love and blessings. Any rules in Islam (aka hukum) are based on citation of 2 main source: The Quran and hadith by the ...
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Is it permissible to donate blood?

We survey online fatawa below. All of the surveyed fatawa say blood donation is permissible in order to save a life, using the maxim necessity overrides prohibition. However, blood donations are not ...
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Using eye drops during fast as a medicine

The application of eye drops in one's eyes does not invalidate the fast, even if the taste of the eye drops can be felt in the mouth and throat.If any one felt the taste of that particular drop in the ...
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Using eye drops during fast as a medicine

The best way to use the eyes drop in night when you are going to be sleep. But if you put drops in the morning or day timing while you fasting also then your fast is broken. Because when you use any ...
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naturopathy Medicine which have alcohol is Halal or haram

The smaller quantity does not make a difference: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: If a large amount of anything causes intoxication, a small amount of it is prohibited. (Abu Dawud) I suggest that you do your ...
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Is it permissible to turn down cancer treatment if you fear it will cause more harm than good?

First of all when it comes to the fiqh ruling on treatment scholars hold different opinions: Most scholars or a majority out of them say it is permissible (not obligatory). The shafi'is and some ...
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Is not getting treatment for a disease considered as suicide in Islam?

Asalaam Alaikum what i have found regarding this matter is that it is something that the scholars have differed about. some approve of it while others does not and this is also very much evident if we ...
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Is it recommended to recite 'Ya Shafi Ya Kafi' before taking a medication?

According to islamqa it is not part of the sunnah to say this - meaning that this is not a ma'thur dua or dhikr. However this phrase is essentially just supplicating to Allah using His names which is ...
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If I open a gelatin capsule, is the medicine inside now halal?

It is commmonly agreed that no part of a pig is halal. On this base, some Muslim states - as well as Israel - impose that medicine capsules be made out of alternative materials, which are available ...
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Doctor told me to take Absolut vodka as pain reliever, is it haram?

Even from a secular, non-Muslim perspective, this is very bad advice for everyone, regardless of their religion. And under Islam, it becomes even worse. The doctor then told me about Absolut vodka ...
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Is it considered as a good charity to donate blood to someone in need?

I'll extract the relevant parts of my answer to Is it permissible to donate blood? Some fatawa say blood donation is a rewardable act, such as: ... whoever donates his blood to save the lives of ...
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Is Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment halal if one is not able to get a cure from elsewhere?

I did not find a fatwa directly addressing Ayurvedic treatments, let alone the specific case of Panchakarma. It's going to be a difficult subject to address, since: it encompasses a whole family of ...
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Does having an injection break the fast?

The medicine injection in a muscle or a vein does not breaks one's fasting because the medical substance does not enter the belly directly by a normal open access. However, if the injection is ...
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Does having an injection break the fast?

Injections Summary: Surveying online fatawa, I found two main different opinions: Nourishing injections break the fast, whereas non-nourishing medical injections do not. Injections do not break the ...
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According to scholars who view transgenderism as haram, what should a post-operative transsexual do?

Sheikh Assim Al Hakeem addressed this topic, which is available in a YouTube video. His stance is that a post-operative transsexual woman should endeavor to act like a man, and they should ...
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Can I put salat on a pause until I can fix my mental issues?

First, my dear brother / sister, I ask Allah to make it easy for you and to reward you for your effort and to accept it, ameen. As you yourself know Allah has made the salah obligatory and there are ...
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What should I do about OCD difficulties leading to lack of focus during prayer?

Your solution can be to pray as it is recommended in a congregation or at least try to pray almost all your prayers in a congregation. "If the people knew the reward for pronouncing the Adhan and ...
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Is a skin care product containing donkey milk halal?

As there's no reason why one should think donkey milk is haram at all. It is perfectly halal, AFAIK there's no madhab/sect which even quotes donkey as an impure animal. Those animals which are often ...
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Is it haram to have breast enhancement surgery to correct the asymmetry after a lump has been removed?

Yes, it is permissible. According to this fatwa, it is permissible to have breast enhancement surgery to remove faults in the breasts. You have stated that one of your breasts are small which is a ...
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Light therapy: allowed or not?

There is a topic about it on the link below. https://islamqa.info/en/2438 Generally speaking, medical treatment or seeking a cure is allowed, because of the report of Abu’l-Darda’ (may Allaah be ...
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Can necessary medication be permissible even if it contains haram ingredients?

In general, necessity overrides prohibition. This comes from Qur'an verses such as: ... But whoever is forced [by necessity], neither desiring [it] nor transgressing [its limit], then indeed, your ...
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Can I break my fast on the day of my exam due to diabetes?

Yes you can break the fast and can also compensate it as per Quran. Read the following verse: "Fast for a specified number of days, but if any one among you is ill or on a journey, let him fast the ...
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Does transitioning from male to female go against Islam?

There's a difference of opinion on this. The more commonly encountered opinion among scholars is that transitioning is haram. Examples of fatawa which unequivocally declare it haram are: 1, 2, 3, 4, ...
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