If she does not know whether her menses started before or after sunset

If she does not know whether her menses started before or after sunset

Question:

I fasted today and after iftar when I was about to pray Maghrib salah i realised my monthly period has started. I am unsure whether the bleeding started before or after sunset. Will the fasting be valid?

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What is the ruling if a woman experiences bleeding before her expected cycle date?

What is the ruling if a woman experiences bleeding before her expected cycle date?

Question:

If a woman experiences bleeding 12 days after her last haidh (menstrual period) its assumed that it is istihada (irregular bleeding) as its within the 15 days of purity. Now if that bleeding carries onto day 16, does it still remain istihada or will it become haidh as it has exceeded 15 days?

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