Cauterization as a way of curing epilepsy

Question: An epileptic woman is possessed by a female Jinn. When the Jinn is beaten, she refuses to depart from the Muslim woman’s body. Is it permissible in this case to burn the Muslim woman with a firebrand so that the female jinni will leave her body?

Answer: It is absolutely Haraam (prohibited) to use this method, because only Allaah has the right to punish with fire... read more here.

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What is the ruling on cauterization? Is it Makrooh (reprehensible)?

Question 4: Some Islaamic books state that cauterization is Makrooh (disliked), but they do not state evidence. However, cauterization proved to be an effective cure. Please, advise and mention the evidence!

Answer: Cauterization is a method of treatment mentioned in the Hadeeth. It is useful when it hits the disease – In shaa’-Allaah (if Allaah wills)… read more here.