Category: Fasting
Fatwa#: 26136
Asked Country: United States

Answered Date: Sep 11,2013

Title: Can an IUD break one's fast?


Can IUD be placed while fasting? Or can it break the fast.


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

As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh.

There are various different types of Intra-Uterine Devices (IUD) such as Hormonal IUD, Copper IUD, Diaphragms, etc.[1] Kindly clarify which specific IUD you are referring to in order for us to issue a ruling.

Mufti Ismail Desai,                                        
Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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