Small red mark on moch
16 January, 2018
A red mark smaller than a "gris" on the moch dachuk – do I have redo the hefsek taharah?
On a bedikah or moch dachuk, the leniency for stains smaller than a gris does not apply. Even a very small amount of red can invalidate a bedikah or moch dachuk, requiring you to start the process again with a new hefsek taharah.
However, if you suspect you have a cut or irritation that led to the red mark, or if there might have been a foreign body on the cloth, you should have the cloth evaluated before assuming you need to make a new hefsek taharah.
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