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Daily FIqh: Ramadhan QnA

 

💉🌡💊Medial Aspects Related To Fasting

 

Q: Is it permissible to use eye drops while fasting

A: Yes, it is permissible to use eye drops. 

 

Q: Is it permissible to use ear drops while fasting?

A: Ear drops will not break one’s fast. However, if a person has a perforated eardrum, then it will not be permissible to use ear drops while fasting.

 

Q: Is it permissible to use an asthma pump while fasting? 

A: It is not permissible to use an asthma pump while fasting. Using an asthma pump will invalidate the fast.

 

Q: Is it permissible to use a nasal spray while fasting?

A:  No, it’s not permissible to use a nasal spray while fasting.

 

Q: Can one use Vicks while fasting?

A: Precaution demands that one should avoid inhaling Vicks while fasting.

 

Q: Does wearing an oxygen mask break one’s fast?

A: Oxygen masks do not invalidate the fast provided there is no medication put in the oxygen tank.

 

Q: Can one take an Insulin or a Vitamin B 12 injection, while fasting?

A: Generally, an injection does not nullify the fast. However, in the case where the injection is directly injected into the stomach or brain the fast will be nullified.

 

Q:  Does a blood test break fast?

A: No

 

Q: Does doing dialysis breaks one’s fast

A: No

 

Q. Is it permissible to use a suppository whilst fasting?

A. No, using suppository will break one’s  the fast.

 

And Allah Knows Best

 

Yusuf Moosagie 

 

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