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Regulations for the Work of a Dentist

What are the regulations for the work of a dentist, especially if the dentist is a male? 

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Islamic Ruling on Ovarian Transplantation from a Donor

My daughter is facing ovarian problems, and medically, it's impossible for her to conceive. She wants to receive an ovarian transplant from a donor, even if it's after the donor's death. Is this permissible for her?

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The Guidelines for Working in the Field of Obstetrics and Genecology

I am a student in the medical school. This year, our faculty decided that we take a course on Obstetrics and Gynecology. My questions are: 
A- Is it permissible for me to attend practical sessions in which private parts of female patients are exposed, although some women object to that?
B- Is it permissible for a doctor to specialize in Obstetrics and Gynecology, or is this field limited to female doctors?
C- Some female patients refuse to allow male students to examine them. The professor then refrains from treating them or rebukes them, claiming they receive free treatment, although insurance is deducted from their salaries. What is the ruling on this?
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Ruling on Refusing Medical Treatment and COVID-19 Vaccination

What is the ruling on the individuals who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19 although they have no health problems preventing that?

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Controls on Freezing and Transporting Samples in Artificial Insemination Methods

I live in Jordan but my husband is living in Australia. I need to undergo vitro fertilization because I can`t give birth naturally. After taking the sperms from my husband, they are frozen, placed in a special medical container, and transported to Jordan where the insemination will take place. What is the ruling of Sharia on transporting these sperms? This is knowing that I`m currently taking medications and injections for ovulation induction and they are very costly and should be taken at a specific time. In addition, freezing sperms and moving them cost around ten thousand JDs.

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Using an Acid in Medical Supplies

What is the ruling on using Hyaluronic Acid which is already being used as a substance in the manufacturing of our medical supplies and registered at JFDA (Jordan Drug & Food Administration) under the name (Restylan)? Noting that the most important uses of our cosmetics, are restoring skin softness and reducing its wrinkles.

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Ruling on Planting Fertilized Egg after Passing Away of Husband

A husband and wife fertilized an egg and agreed on planting it in the wife`s womb, but couldn`t do so due to the spread of corona virus pandemic, so the fertilized egg remained stored in fertility clinic at the hospital. Now, the husband has passed away and the wife would like to have the fertilized egg planted in her womb. Is it permissible for her to do so since families of both spouses were aware of that and it was documented by the fertility clinic staff of that hospital?

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Ruling on Male Doctor Treating Female Patient and Vice Versa

What is the ruling of Sharia regarding male doctor treating female patient and vice versa?

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Ruling on Refraining from CPR in case of Cardiac Arrest

What is the Islamic ruling on refraining from CPR in case of cardiac arrest based on prior request by the patient or one of his close relatives?

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Alcohol Use Controls in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Is it permissible to promote a medication called (Guayfem), which contains (6% ethanol)?

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Liability for Medical Errors

When a medical error takes place and a patient dies as a result, is Diyah an obligation?

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No Harm in Mummifying Animals for Scientific and Educational Purposes

Is it permissible to mummify a rabbit for an educational purpose? And should that be refrained from during the sacred months?

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Refraining from Procreation Contradicts the Objectives of Marriage Contract

What is the ruling when the husband refrains from procreating because he doesn`t want to although his wife wants to have children, knowing that before getting married both spouses agreed not to have children for fear of some diseases?

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Ruling on Practicing Medicine Using Someone Else`s Academic Degree

I`m a dermatologist living abroad. A colleague of mine asked me to apply for a license for a medical center, which offers skin treatment and cosmetic laser surgery, in Jordan using my own occupational license in return for a certain amount of money. Being overseas, I can`t supervise this facility`s various activities, such as injecting with fillers, Botox and laser to remove hair and pigments, in addition to other procedures. Is this permissible knowing that these physicians are competent and well-trained? Will I be held accountable before Allah for any misconduct happening without my knowledge?

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Ruling on Castrating Cats to Prevent Inevitable Mischief

I would like to ask about the procedure followed in sterilizing and castrating cats. Actually, it is harmless and takes no more than ten minutes. As this is the breeding season, cats become ferocious and splash urine all over the house, causing a lot of harm. Moreover, raising cats is expensive and I can`t afford raising more than one. If I leave them as they are, they will increase in great numbers. What is the ruling on this procedure? Read More