Swallowing Phlegm Whilst Fasting

CategoriesSawm (fast) [196]

Fatwa ID: 05275

 

Answered by: Mufti Muhammad Afzal Hussain

 

Question

 

Salaam Alaikum. Does fast break if a person swallows phlegm? What if the phlegm comes to the mouth then swallowed?  Please let me know.
Jazak Allah Khairan.

 

 

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer

 

According to Imam Abu Hanifah, swallowing phlegm does not break the fast. (Badaaius Sanaai p.90 v.2)

 

 

 

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Written by Mufti Muhammad Afzal Hussain

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

 

 

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