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Drawing blood while fasting

Question:

Assalamu alikum
Mufti Sahab I have a question when you are fasting during the month of Ramadan are you allowed to draw blood for medical reasons? Will this break your fast?
Shukria

Answer:

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

The drawing of blood does not break the fast. The fast remains valid.[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

(Mufti) Abdul Azeem bin Abdur Rahman

 

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[1]  “أو احتجم” لم يفسد لأنه صلى الله عليه وسلم احتجم وهو محرم واحتجم وهو صائم (مراقي الفلاح، باب في بيان ما لا يفسد الصوم)

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