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Woman's constant passing of urine due to infection

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Bhai woman if has urine infection and cannot control while bending for ruku, she also should sprinkle water , or what is written in the Article is for men only?
Constant passing of urine

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The only time a women is permitted to miss her prayers is during her monthly menstrual periods and after child birth. If she consistently bleeds then there is an allowance for her to wash her privates just before salah, change into fresh sanitary pad/underwear and perform the prayers. 

The wisdom behind this ruling is that if one is affected with a disease which is incurable and is restricting her to stay in wudu, she can and should establish the regular prayers in spite of the discharge.
If a woman cannot hold her urine and suffers from this defect all her life, then she should follow the above and perform her prayers. If one advises her she cannot pray if there is a discharge, then that would mean she can never pray in her life time. The disease is no fault of hers per se. The other option is to pray and hope for Allah swt mercy and forgiveness.


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