What is the ruling if a person with sinus issues has mucus build up and they feel that they are swallowing that mucus?
This does not invalidate their fast because it is beyond their control. However, those who are able to spit out the mucus should do so.
This does not invalidate the fast, but the person should spit out as much of what they can of what was breathed in.
What is the ruling of taking multiple showers (or swimming) while fasting in order to rejuvenate a dehydrated body due to fasting in excessive heat while working?
This does not invalidate the fast because Allah allowed taking showers while fasting. Care must be taken not to allow the water to enter through the mouth, nose, or eyes […]
What is the ruling if a person does wudhu outside of the prayer time with the intention of refreshing his/her dry mouth?
This does not invalidate the fast because Allah allowed wudhu while fasting. Of course, this should not be done excessively to the point that water gets intentionally swallowed.
What is the ruling if a fasting person needed to soften their miswak with water before using it and some of the water got mixed with the saliva and was swallowed?
This does not invalidate the fast because Allah allowed the use of miswak while fasting. Of course, this should not be done excessively to the point that water gets intentionally […]
What is the ruling if a man gets sexually stimulated through no action on his own (he did not touch any body part, but he may have unintentionally come across an image that aroused him) and discharges mani?
This would have the same ruling as a wet dream; it would not invalidate his fast, but he needs to perform ghusl.
What is the ruling if a man wakes up after fajr time and finds out he had a wet dream or who unintentionally has a wet dream during the day in Ramadan?
Whoever has a wet dream still maintains a valid fast, as it is an occurrence out of that person’s control. However, he must perform ghusl to purify himself from the […]
What is the difference between a wrong action of a fasting person that is done out of forgetfulness versus someone who does a wrong action by mistake?
An action done out of forgetfulness does not invalidate the fast; an action done due to a mistake (poor judgment) does invalidate the fast depending on the circumstance. If for […]
What is the ruling if a fasting person eats, drinks, or has sexual relations with their spouse out of forgetfulness?
This does not invalidate the fast. Allah forgives that which is done out of forgetfulness.
Enemas, eyedrops, eardrops, tooth extraction and treatment of injuries do not invalidate the fast. Medical tablets that are placed under the tongue to treat asthma attacks etc, so long as […]
All of the above matters are things that invalidate the fast. All of them – apart from menses and nifaas – only invalidate the fast if three conditions are met: […]
Is it permissible for a woman to take pills to prevent her menstrual cycle from appearing during Ramadan?
It is preferable for a woman to keep to her natural cycle and to accept that which Allah has decreed for her, and not to take any medicine to prevent […]