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I just feel really unclean & thinking whatever things i have been touching after washing my hands with that hand wash are unclean

Q:

Salaam,

I wanted to ask a question about something i am unsure about. I found a dead fly at the bottom of my hand-wash today. I have been using it for last few weeks. I thought it was a mark on the bottle but it was fly. The bottle has nearly finished and the fly was at the bottom. I just feel really unclean & thinking whatever things i have been touching after washing my hands with that hand wash are unclean. I have a baby aswell. Please could you clear my doubts. My husband said it does not matter as the hand wash was anti-bacterial and the fly died meaning it got clean aswel. Jasakala

A:

Wa-Alaykum Assalam Wa Rahmtu-Allah,

In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.

Please have no doubt – your husband is correct in this matter. It is definitely not najis and in terms of dirty in the meaning of unhygenic yes, it would have been better for it to not have been there however our bodies are designed to cope with such occurrences.

S.L. Al-Hakim
Regards,