I currently suffer from a urinary problem - I tend to dribble urine/pre-seminal fluid after urinating (not major urinary incontinence) & leak very slightly intermittently (on & off - no detectable pattern)
I was wondering if you could help me with a few problems. I currently suffer from a urinary problem - I tend to dribble urine/pre-seminal fluid after urinating (not major urinary incontinence) & leak very slightly intermittently (on & off - no detectable pattern) all the time - but not streaming urine or anything on that scale just very slight leakage just apperaing at the top of the penis not flowing over with drops or anything. I have discovered because of this problem I have to clean my private part & re-new wudhu when the prayer time begins for every prayer and also put something there to stop contamination of clothes etc. My problem is that I have tried putting tissue paper there to stop contamination but it is very difficult as it moves out of place & thereby I possibly become contaminated by the very slight leakage, so now I put a very small piece of tissue there & put tape over it to stop it moving & stop any chance of contamination. However this leads to a few problems - 1) it is very time consuming, taking no less than 20 mins approx & 2) the tape is slightly damaging in the sense of it damaging the skin & could be harmful in the long run possibly. So I was wondering if you could advise on the issue due to your knowledge . Also, sorry for taking up your time - forgive me - whilst I have access to tissue/tape etc. here where I currently am - I intend to travel abroad in the not so far future & was wondering what I would do there with my problem - not having access to tissue etc. as they are rural remote villages?
Also this problem leads me to waste vast amounts of water eg. when I have a bath I think that as I leak slightly that when water pours down my penis that urine goes along with it & contaminates the rest of the body where water goes - thereby consuming lots of water, also as when I leave the bath water drips from the private part onto legs etc.- as it naturally would after bathing -but then I get insinuations that this has made my legs etc. impure thereby I end up bathing again.
Sorry for long question but it is stressing me out.
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Respected Brother, the organ of the men, whereby the urine is discharged has a long tube, therefore it is possible that even after one has washed his private area clean after relieving himself; a few drops may remain in the tube which may drop after one gets up or moves. If one is absolutely convinced that some urine drops have fallen after he has cleansed himself, he should wash his private parts and the area of the clothes the urine drops might have touched, do the wudu again and perform the prayers. There is absolutely no need to do the full ghusl.
But if one only has a doubt, or constantly doubts whether some drops might have fallen or not, then one should not let the doubt bother him. In Islam, the determination of impurity is not on doubts; but rather on belief and absolute conviction. Everything will be considered pure, unless one has absolute conviction that an impurity has touched it. If you have only a doubt that urine drops might have leaked, then you should not act on these doubts; but rather act only if you are absolutely convinced that an impurity has touched you or your clothes.
If you are absolutely convinced that a few drops of urine have been discharged, you must wash your private parts and the area of the clothes where the drops might have touched, do the wudu, and make yourself available for prayers.
Reported Hadrat Ali ibn Abi Taalib (r.a.) , I used to have a great deal of prostatic fluid flowing, so I asked a man to ask the Prophet (saws) about it (as I was shy to ask him, due to my relationship with him through his daughter). He asked him and the Prophet (saws), said, "Make ablution and wash your penis."
Related by al-Bukhari, Muslim, Tirmidhi.
Al-Athram narrated, "I was bothered by a great deal of madhi (prostatic fluid), so I went to the Prophet (saws), and informed him of this. He (saws) said 'It is sufficient for you to take a handful of water and sprinkle it over (the madhi)."'
Beloved brother in Islam, if you have a genuine medical problem with your bladder, then Shariah allows that everytime before the prayer wash your private parts, do the wudu and make yourself available for the prayer. If after the wudu, you still feel or doubt that a few drops of urine might have leaked, then take a handful of water and sprinkle it over the private area and perform the prayer without the least bit of hesitation. But under no circumstances is a believer allowed to forgo or abstain from his obligatory prayers. The All-Knowing, All-Merciful Lord knows the condition of each of His slaves and it is expected that He will accept your piety and your prayers.
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