Pantiliners during clean days
please let me clarify...if a white pantiliner is used during 7 clean days and staining occurs, even larger than a gris, it does not render one a niddah. is this correct according to some opinions? this would be very helpful to me as I have had numerous mid cycle staining recently.
Thank you for your question.
The general consensus among poskim is that pantiliners are not susceptible to ritual impurity. Therefore, stains larger than a gris (the size of an Israeli shekel or American dime) found on a pantiliner would not render a woman niddah, even during the seven clean days. However, there is a significant minority of poskim who rule that stains on pantiliners will render a woman niddah based on various halachic arguments.
The position of this site is that pantiliners should preferably not be worn during the seven clean days due to their disputed status. If a woman did wear a white pantiliner during the seven clean days, and finds a stain larger than a gris on a pantiliner, it would not invalidate the clean day. However a bedikah must be performed afterwards during the course of the day.
Ideally, a woman who experiences staining should change her white underwear more frequently to prevent any stain from accumulating to the size of a gris. If a woman consistently stains during the seven clean days, she should ask an individual question about wearing colored underwear or pantiliners to avoid invalidating the clean days from the stains.
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