FAQ Category: Ramadan Q&A

Can I pray tarawih at home?

It was narrated that the prophet (ﷺ) came out in Ramadan and lead the people in prayer. He came back again the following night and again lead people and after that he again came out, but then he did not come out, explaining that he did not want to make it obligatory upon the people.

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Does inhaler break your fast?

As a general rule, if something reaches the throat through the nose or mouth, it is prohibited. Thus the use of inhalers is prohibited whilst fasting. For the person that requires it, he or she has been granted a concession not to fast due to illness. In summary, the inhaler does break the fast and

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Do nose, eye or ear drops break your fast?

  As for nose drops, if they reach the back of the throat and they can be tasted, then it invalidates the fast. This is because the prophet encouraged the snuffing of water unless one is fasting. Laqit ibn Saburah narrated that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: Snuff up water freely unless you

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Do injections break your fast?

There is some disagreement regarding the permissibility of injections. It is better to delay until after the fasting period but if it is needed then they do not invalidate the fast, as long as the injections does not enter the digestive tract or intravenous injections for nutrition. There is no issues for intramuscular injections.