Fatwa: # 16005
Category: Purity (Tahaarah)
Country: United Arab Emirates
Date: 11th December 2007


Is this bleeding regarded as menses or not in Maliki Madhab?


On the 25th day of my menstrual circle, (which is earlier than the usual), I saw some streaks of blood (very little red stain) and assumed my period has started so i stopped praying. I didn't see any flow until the fifth day but was just a watery light red discharge. I also didn't see anything until the ninth day when i started seeing a little bit more (spotting) then the real flow started on the 10th day I'm suppose to round up and start prayers the following day. I usually wait for 10 days due to the fibroid I have. Is this bleeding regarded as menses or not? Please advise on what to do as I also intend to go for hajj INSHALLAH end of this week. I follow the maliki madhab.


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Ml. Abu Yahya
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Student Darul Iftaa

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