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Food stuck in the mouth from suhoor

Fatwaa ID: 634

Question:
Assalamualaikum, if there is food from suhoor stuck in the teeth and it is less than a chickpea size, does swallowing it intentionally break the fast?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

If there is a particle in the mouth that is smaller than the size of a chickpea, then if swallowed while fasting, the fast will remain valid. If it is equal to the size of a chickpea or larger, then if swallowed, the fast will break. Qadhaa will be necessary in this case.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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