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Menstrual cup

Fatwaa ID: 1834

Assalamualaikum wr wb respected mufti sahib,

please inform if it is permissible for a married woman to use a menstrual cup with no medical reasons. It is more convenient, cleaner and efficient preventing leaking accidents.

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

The jurists have deemed it detestable for a woman to unnecessarily insert foreign objects in her private parts. Accordingly, it is reprehensible (makrooh) for a woman to use menstrual cups in normal situations.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

03/23/1445 AH – 10/10/2023 CE | 646

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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