The Office of the Supreme Leader

Injury/fracture in wuḍū’ members

Q: What is the duty of someone who has a wound or a fracture in one of his body parts involved in wuḍū’?

A: If the wound or the fracture is not dressed and it is not harmful to wash it with water, it should be washed. However, if washing it is harmful, the surrounding area is to be washed and it is based on obligatory caution to wipe it with wet hand if it is not harmful.


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