DUBAI (Web Desk) – As Muslims around the globe are observing the month of Ramazan, several conundrums have popped up about what is allowed and barred while fasting.

Dubai Grand Mufti Dr. Ali Ahmed Mashael responded to a query regarding whether blood transfusions and tests were allowed during fasting. He explained that anyone could undergo a blood test or transfusion while fasting.

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He went on to say that vomiting did not harm one’s fast, as long as it was involuntary. The Grand Mufti also said that women who were expecting children should refrain from fasting if they are apprehensive about their health.