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If i am sufferring from dribbling symptoms.

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Urine drops

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Beloved brother, by the term ‘dribbling’ we assume that you mean to enquire regarding the ruling of one who experiences the unintentional dropping of urine or urine drops; if it is anything other than that, we request you to kindly clarify the exact nature of the ‘dribbling symptoms’ and we will strive to the best of our ability to guide you in accordance of the light of the Quran and the Sunnah, Insha Allah.


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 one’s private area clean after relieving themselves; 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’ or bath.


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 every time 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. 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.


Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.


Your brother and well wisher in Islam,





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