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Clot on toilet paper

19 April, 2014

Question:

I recently had a miscarriage and have been niddah for two weeks. Yesterday I thought the bleeding had finished and I was able to do a hefsek taharah. This morning, I had a clean bedikah.

This evening, I saw a clot (smaller than a gris) on the toilet paper, as well as some blood. I had waited more than 15 seconds before wiping. Does the clot render me niddah?

Thank you for your great service and help.


Answer:

We are sorry to hear of your miscarriage.

Since you waited 15 seconds after urinating before wiping, the blood that you found on the toilet paper (including the clot) may be disregarded and did not interrupt your clean days.

Please feel free to get back to us with any further questions.

B'Hatzlacha!


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