drawing blood in Ramadan


Is it permitted to draw blood in Ramadan for doctor’s visit or to give blood?


See “The Complete Guide to Fasting” at Seeker’s Hub. Specifically under:

What are the Acts That Do Not Break the Fast?

The Body, in General:

  • rubbing oil or cream on the body or hair
  • applying deodorant
  • performing a bath and finding its coolness penetrating into one’s body
  • withdrawing blood, such as in a blood test
  • blood cupping


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