Blood coming out of one’s gum or nose during Sawm

Question: Does having nosebleed or a tooth extraction require making up one’s Sawm (Fast) for that day? If one has a tooth extracted at night after Iftaar (breaking the Fast) and it bleeds the next day, does this blood invalidate one’s Sawm?

Answer: If a fasting person is wounded, or extracts a tooth and there is some bleeding as a result, the Sawm is valid. However, one must spit out the blood out of their mouth and not let it enter into the throat... read more here.


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