What if the husband has intercourse with his wife during menses?
This is haram by consensus. If this was something she was pressured into despite her not wanting it, then the woman is not sinful. However, if she was able to […]
Can all activity be resumed during istihatha?
While dealing with istihatha blood (after menses, or nafas), scholars unanimously agreed that a woman can go back to her usual activity. However, there is disagreement about whether she can […]
What if 40 days of nafas passes? Is that blood considered hayth or istihatha?
As long as there is a trace of blood, it’s still considered nafas blood. Even if it extends to 60 days. However, if it extends abnormally longer than that, then […]
A woman is currently clear and feels the sign of an upcoming period. Asr time comes in at 4pm and she is making wudu at 4:05pm. During wudu she feels wetness and notices the discharge. Does she need to make up the prayer?
She doesn’t need to make up the prayer because of the short timespan between the time of athan and the time the period began. It’s not enough time to make […]
What if a woman wants to take repeated ghusl throughout her istihatha period?
She can, but it is not required.
What is the ruling in the case of young females who are starting their cycles? In the beginning, it may take a few months or years to establish a regular cycle.
At this stage, any discharge would be considered her hayth blood.
The scenario that can occur with menstruating women: What if she has a regular monthly period but one month she has only spotting but it’s at the regular time of her typical cycle and with the same physical symptoms? The only difference is the type of discharge.
This is considered her hayth blood.
The scenario that can occur with menstruating women: What if after reaching the maximum length, she is still discharging the hayth blood? What should she do?
She has to wait until the hayth clears. If she reaches a month without clearing, then this is not normal and she needs treatment.
Why is it important to know the minimum/ maximum length of the hayth and the emergence of the istihatha?
During the hayth, a woman cannot fast, pray, engage in spousal intimacy, or make tawwaf of Ka’baa. However, she is allowed to do those things during the istihatha.
What is hayth?
It is the menses. The discharge of blood from the body, which has certain characteristics to it: thickness, color, etc. Each woman knows best what is typical for her body.
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 […]