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Medical Examination


1- My female doctor wants to do a complete medical examination on me, (full body) to ensure everything for my pregnancy is normal, is that ok?

What is the ruling of Ay Seestani (h) It’s just a routine check up they do on all expectant mothers.

2- what is the definition of عورة of a woman according to

A) Ay Seestani (h) B) Ay Nasir Makarim Shirazi. (H)


1. As per Ayatullah Sistani’s rulings, a complete routine medical examination, which includes private parts as well, is not permitted.

2. Both the private parts are considered as ‘awrah’ according to both the Ayatullahs.

Kumail Rajani