Fatwa: # 19545
Category: Wudu
Country: Mauritius
Date: 5th November 2011


What should I do if a clear substance comes after ghusl?


What should I do after having a wet dream? I take a shower but after the ghusl I notice that a clear sticky fluid still flows out…… Do I have to retake ghusl for that?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Prior to taking ghusl, if you walked a considerable amount, slept or urinated then you would not have to repeat the ghusl.

However, if none of this was done prior to taking a ghusl, then the fluid flowing after the ghusl would nullify it, necessitating a repeat of the ghusl.[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mawlana Ali bin Cassim

Student Darul Iftaa

Los Angeles, CA (USA)


Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Hussain Kadodia.

[1] حاشية الطحطاوي على مراقي الفلاح شرح نور الإيضاح (ص: 97)

وتظهر الثمرة بما إذا اغتسل في مكانه وصلى ثم خرج بقية المني عليه الغسل عندهما لا عنده وصلاته صحيحة اتفاقا ولو خرج بعد ما بال وارتخى ذكره أو نام أو مشى خطوات كثيرة لا يجب الغسل اتفاقا

الفتاوى الهندية - ط. دار الفكر (1/ 14)

لو اغْتَسَلَ من الْجَنَابَةِ قبل أَنْ يَبُولَ أو يَنَامَ وَصَلَّى ثُمَّ خَرَجَ بَقِيَّةُ الْمَنِيِّ فَعَلَيْهِ أَنْ يَغْتَسِلَ عِنْدَهُمَا خِلَافًا لِأَبِي يُوسُفَ رَحِمَهُ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى

الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (1/ 160)

 وَكَذَا لَوْ خَرَجَ مِنْهُ بَقِيَّةُ الْمَنِيِّ بَعْدَ الْغُسْلِ قَبْلَ النَّوْمِ أَوْ الْبَوْلِ أَوْ الْمَشْيِ الْكَثِيرِ نَهْرٌ أَيْ لَا بَعْدَهُ؛ لِأَنَّ النَّوْمَ وَالْبَوْلَ وَالْمَشْيَ يَقْطَعُ مَادَّةَ الزَّائِلِ عَنْ مَكَانِهِ بِشَهْوَةٍ فَيَكُونُ الثَّانِي زَائِلًا عَنْ مَكَانِهِ بِلَا شَهْوَةٍ فَلَا يَجِبُ الْغُسْلُ اتِّفَاقًا زَيْلَعِيٌّ

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