Fatwa: # 41514
Category: Women
Country: Saudi Arabia
Date: 27th January 2019


Does continuous vaginal discharge nullify wudhu?


Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh. I’m an umarried teenager. I’ve vaginal infection and my discharge is continuous, sometimes i feel it coming out and mostly i don’t even realize and some times i feel air bubbles. I wanna know whether it nullifies my wudu because it’s continuous and i can’t stop, it’s an infection


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

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

There are three consideration regarding the vaginal discharge. You should first determine whether the discharge is impure or not. To determine that, refer to the following links:






If you have determine that the vaginal discharge is indeed impure, then you should determine whether you are a ma’zoorah (excused person) or not. There is concession for a ma’zoor person to maintain the wudhu. 


The process of confirming to be a ma’zoor or not is as follows:


If the fluid flows out continuously for one full time of Salah (take Maghrib time as an example, as it is the shortest time), and the flowing does not stop for the amount of time in which you could make wudhu and perform the Fardh Salah, then you will be regarded as a ma’zoorah.


When you have confirmed that you are a ma’zoorah, you will be required to make wudhu only once for every time of Salah. Once you have made wudhu for a particular Salah, you will also be able to perform qadha Salah and all Sunan and nawafil with the same wudhu. The discharge of liquid during this time of Salah will not break the wudhu, nor will it be necessary to clean the impurity.  The wudhu will only break once the time of Salah has expired. However, if any other act that nullifies wudhu (e.g. passing of wind, etc.) takes place, then the wudhu will break as normal, as you will not be regarded ma’zoorah in that act. [1]


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Rabiul Islam

Student Darul Iftaa
Detroit, Michigan, USA 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

[1]  الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (1/ 305 م: دار الفكر-بيروت)


كتاب الطهارة. باب الحيض. (مطلب في أحكام المعذور):


(وصاحب عذر من به سلس) بول لا يمكنه إمساكه (أو استطلاق بطن أو انفلات ريح أو استحاضة) أو بعينه رمد أو عمش أو غرب، وكذا كل ما يخرج بوجع ولو من أذن وثدي وسرة (إن استوعب عذره تمام وقت صلاة مفروضة) بأن لا يجد في جميع وقتها زمنا يتوضأ ويصلي فيه خاليا عن الحدث (ولو حكما) لأن الانقطاع اليسير ملحق بالعدم (وهذا شرط) العذر (في حق الابتداء، وفي) حق (البقاء كفى وجوده في جزء من الوقت) ولو مرة (وفي) حق الزوال يشترط (استيعاب الانقطاع) تمام الوقت (حقيقة) لأنه الانقطاع الكامل.


(وحكمه الوضوء) لا غسل ثوبه ونحوه (لكل فرض) اللام للوقت كما في - {لدلوك الشمس} [الإسراء: 78]- (ثم يصلي) به (فيه فرضا ونفلا) فدخل الواجب بالأولى (فإذا خرج الوقت بطل) أي: ظهر حدثه السابق، حتى لو توضأ على الانقطاع ودام إلى خروجه لم يبطل بالخروج ما لم يطرأ حدث آخر أو يسيل كمسألة مسح خفه. وأفاد أنه لو توضأ بعد الطلوع ولو لعيد أو ضحى لم يبطل إلا بخروج وقت الظهر.


فتاوی محمودیہ (جلد: 5  ص: 224-223 مکتبہ: دار الافتاء جامعہ فاروقیہ کراچی) فقیہ الامت حضرت مفتی محمود حسن صاحب گنگوھی قدس سرّہ مفتی اعظم ھند و دار العلوم دیوبند  





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