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Blood in toilet water

15 December, 2008


Hi, last night i saw a drop of blood in the water of the toilet (not on tissue).

I thought it was maybe a period but wasn't so sure as there was no more blood and i'm also after my prisha days.

I'm also taking fertility drugs, like clomid and ovetrelle.

what's the halacha when one sees blood in water?? what should i do??


Because water is not susceptible to ritual impurity, stains found in water do not render a woman niddah (please see our article on stains for a more detailed explanation).  Therefore, you are not required to do anything.  However, we recommend abstaining from relations for a day from the staining in order to be sure that your period has not commenced.

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