Friday, June 28, 2013
Medical Related Info which validates/invalidates ones fast - Dr Saleh as Saleh
¬ Medication for bronchial asthma – the inhalers: there is a difference of opinion on this and the closest opinion: they don’t invalidate the fasting.
¬ Nose drops: the majority of the scholars are with opinion that it invalidates the fasting, Shaykh Uthaymeenرحمه الله is with opinion that that it invalidates the fasting if it reaches stomach.
¬ Eardrop: it does not invalidate the fasting
¬ Eye drop: The majority of the scholars are on the opinion that eye drops don’t invalidate the fasting and this is the closest opinion.
¬ Medical creams, ointments, plastic medication put on joints and the like: they do not invalidate the fasting
¬ Gastroscopy: Stomach examination by way of introducing fiber optic tube method known as gastroscopy by way of mouth, correct opinion is that it doesn’t invalidate fasting unless a medication, which may have fat ingredient which they may put in the tube like nutritional type, if it is put on the tube and it reaches stomach then it invalidates the fasting because it is nutritional, it doesn’t have anything to do with the tube itself. So its invalidation will be due to it having a nutritional aspect.
¬ Endoscopy: does not invalidate the fasting, because it is not meant to be as nutrition nor strengthening of the body and it does not even reach the stomach.
¬ Nasal spray: The preponderating opinion is that it does not invalidate the fasting
¬ Medical injections: intervenes / muscular or subcutaneous according to the majority of the contemporary scholars they do not invalidate the fasting this is the correct opinion.
¬ Intravenous nutritional injection: invalidates the fasting, this is the correct opinion and this is the majority opinion. ***Point of benefit: medical injection by of intravenous, muscular, or subcutaneous like pain medicine, insulin all of these they don’t invalidate the fasting, but Intravenous Nutritional injections invalidate the fasting.
¬ Pills: which are placed under the tongue those who take them for cardiac problem like nitroglycerin pills, these are taken under the tongue so these don’t invalidate the fasting.
¬ Arterial catheterization: do not invalidate the fasting
¬ Catheterization leading to the bladder: also, they do not invalidate the fasting. These are the urinary catheterizations
¬ Kidney dialysis: if it is accompanied with nutritional additives, then it invalidates the fasting
¬ The enema: if it contains water or nutritional additive absorbed by stomach, then it invalidates the fasting, because through this there would be strengthening of the body.
¬ Suppositories: do not invalidate the fasting
¬ Regular blood analysis: does not invalidate the fasting
¬ Oxygen needed to be taken by an ill person: This is air so it has no effect, it does not invalidate the fasting
¬ Smelling the regular perfume: does not invalidate the fasting because the fragrance here does not have a mess. However, the burning the incense or Indian costs, then some of the scholars are with the opinion that this invalidates the fast because it has a mess that reaches the stomach
¬ Taking shower: during hot time while fasting, does not invalidate the fasting
¬ Using Siwak: at the beginning of the day or at the end of the day is a Sunnah, does not invalidate the fasting. Brushing the teeth with or without toothpaste does not invalidate the fasting as long as there is no food additive or the like in it, therefore in this case it is better to avoid lest it reaches the stomach.
¬ Applying Kohl: to the eyebrow or eyelashes for medication or for beautification purposes does not invalidate the fasting
Source of this is: http://www.scribd.com/doc/45120265/Notes-of-Classes-Explanation-of-Important-Lessons-for-the-Ummah-by-Shaykh-Saleh-as-Saleh
And audio source is: 20- Important Lessons - Ch 05 - Pillars of Islam part 5 - Fasting - part 1 - Saleh As-Saleh - 55:52 · 6.39 MB · MP3