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Question # : 145950


Do I have to perform ghusl after the prostate exam? The doctor inserts the forefinger in the anal canal to check the size of the prostate gland.

Answer : 145950

Published on: Dec 5, 2016

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 164/144/L=2/1438)

No, no ghusl shall be wajib merely by inserting the finger in the anal passage:

وعرف بهذا عدم الوجوب بإيلاج الإصبع-  ردالمحتار 1/300 كتاب الطهارة ط : زكريا بكڈپو دیوبند یوپی ہندوستان

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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