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Skin condition and wudhu

Fatwaa ID: 440

Question:
Assalamu alaikum mufti saab. Somedays it’s so difficult for me to make wudhu due to my skin being extremely dry and cracked especially my face and when I put water on my face it stings. Is it possible to make tayammum?

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

May Allaah Ta’aala grant you shifaa and make it easy for you.

If one is genuinely unable to use water due to health reasons or finds it extremely difficult, then he will be excused to make tayammum. In the enquired situation, you know your situation better. You may make a decision based on the above. You should consult your doctor as well.

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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