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Section II: Some Modern Matters and What Breaks the Fast of It

Firstly: Dialysis
Whoever has kidney dialysis in any form, then his fast breaks from that. This is the position of Ibn Baz, and the verdict of the Permanent Committee.
Secondly: Asthma Spray
Using an asthma spray in the day of Ramadan does not break the fast. This is the preferred position of Ibn Baz and Ibn `Uthaymin. It is also what the majority agreed upon in the ninth medical Fiqh symposium ran by the Islamic Organisation for Medical Sciences in Kuwait.
Thirdly: The Ruling of Pills [811] Pills placed under the tongue to treat some heart diseases, and it is absorbed within a short time of its placement, and the blood carries its solution to the heart. Due to this, its sudden failures are treated, and nothing of it reaches the hollowness of the body. which are Placed Under the Tongue
The consumption of these pills does not invalidate the fast as long as none of its solvents are swallowed. This is the consensual decision of the International Fiqh Academy.
Fourthly: Oxygen Masks
Using an oxygen mask for breathing does not invalidate the fast. This is the position adopted by the International Fiqh Academy as part of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in its ninth course.
Fifthly: Non-Nutritious Medical Injections
Usage of injections not for the purpose of nutrition does not invalidate the fast, regardless whether the injection is in the muscle, vein, or underneath the skin. This is the position of Ibn Baz and Ibn `Uthaymin, and it is from the judgements of the International Fiqh Academy, the Permanent Committee, and the verdict of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Sixthly: Nutritional Intravenous Injection
Using nutritious intravenous injections invalidates the fast. This is the position of Ibn Baz and Ibn `Uthaymin, and it is from the judgements of the International Fiqh Academy and the Permanent Committee.
Seventhly: Suppositories
The use of suppositories in the day of Ramadan does not invalidate the fast. This is the effective position of the Zahiris, the position of a group of the Malikis, the position of Ibn `Uthaymin. It is also what the majority agreed upon in the ninth medical Fiqh symposium ran by the Islamic Organisation for Medical Sciences in Kuwait.
Eighthly: Liquid or Fat Entering the Back Private Part
The fasting person does not break his fast if a liquid or fat enters his rectum. This is the position of the majority: Hanafis, Malikis, and Hanbalis.
Ninthly: Catheters, Colonoscopies, Medicines, Bladder Irrigation Liquid, or Liquid Screening X-ray
Catheters, colonoscopies, medicines, bladder irrigation liquid, or liquid screening x-ray, all do not invalidate the fast. This is the decision of the International Fiqh Academy.
Tenthly: Vaginal Suppositories and Liquid Screening X-Ray
Vaginal suppositories and liquid screening x-rays do not invalidate the fast of a woman. This is the decision of the International Fiqh Academy.


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