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.

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.