Category: Menstruation
Fatwa#: 19633
Asked Country: India

Answered Date: Dec 06,2011

Title: Are tampons permissible?

Question

Is it Haram for Muslim women to use tampons during their monthly periods?

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is reprehensible for women to use tampons.[1][2] 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mawlana Ali bin Cassim
Student Darul Iftaa
Los Angeles, CA (USA)
 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.
www.daruliftaa.net



[1]الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (1/ 289)

وَفِي شَرْحِ الْوِقَايَةِ: وَضْعُ الْكُرْسُفِ مُسْتَحَبٌّ لِلْبِكْرِ فِي الْحَيْضِ وَلِلثَّيِّبِ فِي كُلِّ حَالٍ، وَمَوْضِعُهُ مَوْضِعُ الْبَكَارَةِ، وَيُكْرَهُ فِي الْفَرْجِ الدَّاخِلِ. اهـ وَالْكُرْسُفُ: بِضَمِّ الْكَافِ وَالسِّينِ الْمُهْمَلَةِ بَيْنَهُمَا رَاءٌ سَاكِنَةٌ الْقُطْنُ. وَفِي اصْطِلَاحِ الْفُقَهَاءِ: مَا يُوضَعُ عَلَى فَمِ الْفَرْجِ

 ذخر المتاهلين بشرحه المنهل الواردين (171)

(و يكره وضغه) اي: وضع جميعه (في الفرج الداخل) لانه يشبه النكاح بيدها، "محيط".

 
 
[2] Birgivi’s Manual Interpreted pg.48
 

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