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Contagious sexual disease.

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i have gotten Genital warts , in my genital area and this disease can be spread to someone if a sexual contact happen,im a male and im 35 years old, i made this mistake when i made adultery with a girls which i dont know which one i got it from,


i have been treating this genital warts since 2006, but lately i i took things seriousely and went to many dermatologists and im still treating it, most of the warts are gone, but since they treated it by the naked eye i dont really know if there are some tiny ones or not, and im hoping to get recovered from it by the will of Allah, this disease is contagious, i have repented to Allah and i want to get married , what should i do?


should i just go ahead and get a wife without telling her about this or should i tell her about it or if you have any scholar doctors i will also want to hear an advice and what should i do, i really dont know what to do, i want to get married soon and badly, what fatwa can you give me, im hopeless and i have a big faith in Allah that he is the one who will cure me, is there any hadiths that talk a adwa ( contagious things) what can i do?


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Contagious sexual disease

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Your Question: ….i have repented to Allah and i want to get married , what should i do? should i just go ahead and get a wife without telling her about this or should i tell her about it

Respected brother in Islam, there is absolutely no requirement or obligation in Shariah that every believer who seeks marriage has to undergo a prior ‘medical check-up’ or produce a ‘medical certificate’ certifying that they are free from a contagious disease or ailment before they get married!


But if one has prior knowledge and knows for sure that one is effected by a serious or contagious disease….then indeed it would be a moral obligation of the one who sincerely fears Allah and the Last Day, and akin to piety and righteousness in the Sight of their Lord, that one clearly make it known to the guardians of the bride regarding their medical condition before their marriage. If the bride, for any reason thereafter, chooses to agree to marry that person, there is absolutely no harm or restriction in Shariah in marrying that woman.


If one has a prior medical condition of such a serious nature and one intentionally chooses not to disclose or withhold that information from the prospective bride or her guardians before the marriage, it would indeed constitute a grave sin in the Sight of the Lord Most Majestic, Most Supreme.


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