Does Inhaling break the fast?

Assalamualaikum, Please could you answer whether: 1) inhaling water vapour/steam nullifies the fast (inhaled for medicinal purposes, relaxation or even cleansing the skin)   2) If an oil or some medicinal substance such ...

Fasting on Day of Arafah and Ashura

Fasting on Day of Arafah and Ashura In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Saaiduna Abu Qatadah Radiallahu Anhu reports that the Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam was asked about the...

Asthma and fasting

Asthma and fasting In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Using an asthma pump and inhaling its gas will break ones fast.  (Maraqi Falah p.660) Those who need to use asthma pump and find it ...

Fidya for missed fasts

Please can you advise me on fasting/fidya if you are unable to keep fast because of medical condition. I have to take medication for high blood pressure,enlarged heart, diabetes and water retention 3 times a day. So far ...

Dialysis and fasting

Salaam, my husband goes for dialysis three times a week, he is also fasting but many people tell him his fast is not valid. Can you please let us know that is it permissible for him to fast during ramadan? He has dialysi...

To go Gym whilst Fasting

To go Gym whilst Fasting In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.  Answer To go gym whilst fasting or to engage yourself in physical activities would not break your fast. However, if you fear that by...

Diabetes and fasting

Diabetes and fasting In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Firstly, using an injection does not break ones fast.  Therefore, if the diabetic patient can fast throughout the day by using the...

FAQ Fasting

What is fasting? Fasting is to avoid food, drink and sexual intercourse. A fast lasts from Fajr prayers start time to sunset.  (Hindiyyah 194/1) Ramadhan It is compulsory for all Muslims to fast during the month of Ramad...

Nicorette patches during ramadhan

Nicorette patches during ramadhan A Nicorette patch contains nicotine. They are a type of medicine known as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and are used to help smokers give up the habit. The way these patches works i...

LASER EYE TREATMENT WHILST FASTING

LASER EYE TREATMENT WHILST FASTING Fasting means to avoid food, drink and sexual intercourse from the beginning of Fajr to sunset. Anything, which is contrary to this, will nullify the fast. (Fatawa Hindiyyah p.194 v.1) ...