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Question # : 339


Is it permissible to perform circumcision (Khutna) using electro-cautery i.e cutting with electric-current instead of knife, to decrease bleeding, after giving local anesthesia?

Answer : 339

Published on: May 6, 2007

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 56/D)


There is no problem whatsoever in using electro-cautery instead of knife. The only objective is to remove the extra skin and it is achieved in this case.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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