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IS IT OK TO WEAR A TAMPON WHILST SWIMMING?

Fatwaa ID: 011

Question:

Salaams

Hope you are well inshAllah.

Hope you don’t mind but I have a quick question..

Is it ok for a woman to wear a tampon if she needs to go swimming?

Answer:

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

It is permissible for a lady to use tampons in the above case[1]

And Allaah Ta’aala Knows Best
Muajul I. Chowdhury
Student, Darul Iftaa
Astoria, New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

04/19/2018

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


[1]  شرح الوقاية (2/ 113)

ثم وضع الكرسف مستحب للبكر في الحيض، وللثيب في كل حال، وموضعه موضع البكارة، ويكره في الفرج الداخل

البحر الرائق شرح كنز الدقائق (1/ 203)

وفي شرح الوقاية ثم وضع الكرسف مستحب للبكر في الحيض وللثيب في كل حال وموضعه موضع البكارة ويكره في الفرج الداخل. اهـ.

الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (1/ 289)

وفي شرح الوقاية: وضع الكرسف مستحب للبكر في الحيض وللثيب في كل حال، وموضعه موضع البكارة، ويكره في الفرج الداخل. اهـ.

ذخر المتاهلين بشرحه المنهل الواردين (ص 171)

(ويكره وضعه) اي : وضع جميعه (في الفرج الداخل) لأنه يشبه النكاح بيدها.المحيط 

المشكاة في أحكام الطهارة والصلاة والزكاة (ص: 106)

ووضع الكرسف مستحب للبكر في الحيض، وللثيب في كل حال، وموضعه موضع البكارة، ويكره في الفرج الداخل

Birgivi’s Manual Interpreted (pg.48)

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Darul Iftaa New York answers questions on issues pertaining to Shari’ah. These questions and answers are placed for public view on askthemufti.us for educational purposes. The rulings given here are based on the questions posed and should be read in conjunction with the questions. Many answers are unique to a particular scenario and cannot be taken as a basis to establish a ruling in another situation. 

Darul Iftaa New York bears no responsibility with regard to its answers being used out of their intended contexts, nor with regard to any loss or damage that may be caused by acting on its answers or not doing so.

References and links to other websites should not be taken as an endorsement of all contents of those websites. 

Answers may not be used as evidence in any court of law without prior written consent of Darul Iftaa New York.