Taking an anaesthetic injection whilst fasting

Reference: Fataawa Ramadhaan – Volume 2, Page 525, Fatwa No.492
Fataawa Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen – Volume 1, Pages 511-512

Question: Does an anaesthetic injection into the body break the fast? [And likewise] the blood flow after having a tooth extracted?

Response: Neither of these two breaks the fast, however, one must not swallow the blood which flows from [having] the tooth [removed].

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

– from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee’ah in 2004.