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Ghusl after a pap smear


Nasihah (Advice): Reward for planting a tree


Sayyiduna Anas bin Malik Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is no Muslim who plants a tree or sows seeds and then a bird or a person or an animal eats from it except that it is charity for him.” (Bukhari)




Question and Answer:


  1. After doing a pap smear or a cervical smear test by a gynaecologist, is Ghusl necessary?


  1. Undergoing a pap smear/cervical smear test only breaks Wudhu. Ghusl after a pap smear is not necessary.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best


Mufti Ismaeel Bassa



Mufti Ebrahim Desai


(Islamic rulings on this Q&A newsletter are answered in accordance to the Hanafi Fiqh) 

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