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Insulin and Salah



I’m a diabetic and inject insulin 4 times or more a day. When injecting around my abdominal area most of the times I bleed.

1. Can you please advice me what I should do before praying my Salah? Does the blood have to be cleaned and made Pak before Salah?

2. When the blood comes out after injection, do I have to put any barrier on the injected area so the blood doesn’t touch the clothing?

I’m following Ayatullah Sistani.



Alaykum salaam

Thank you for your question.

If the amount of blood left on your body and clothes is less than a thumb print then there is no problem in praying with that amount of blood even though that does not mean the blood is pak.

May you always be successful.

Zoheir Ali.