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It is good to be a scholar, and it is good to be a doctor. Society needs people do to all the different jobs, or else it wouldn't function. Ideally, it is good for you to do the job that you are most talented at and most committed to.

It is narrated that the Prophet (S) said: ‘Knowledge is of two categories:
knowledge of religions and knowledge of the physical body.’ So this narration celebrates and values both kinds of knowledge (religious and medical).

(Of course there are other important jobs and fields of study as well!)

As you know, there are many narrations from the Prophet (S) and Ahl al-Bayt (A) about various medical ailments, so it was clearly a subject that was important to them. So inshallah you are also following in their footsteps by being a doctor. 

Serving and helping human beings anywhere they live is a great deed of reward in Islam. Even helping animals in need is an act of great reward in Islam. Working as a doctor who helps men, women and children from any faith for the sake of Allah, is a great deed of reward. The Prophetic Hadeeth says: Best of people is he who is more beneficial to people.


Sorry to hear about your condition. If you need medical care, you should get medical care.

If you feel unable to tell your husband and need financial or practical assistance, maybe a friend, relative, or charitable organization can help you. 

With duas for your well-being. 

The Islamic rule is same for any medical treatment including dentistry which says that female is not allowed to be touched by a male doctor except in emergency when no female doctor is available. Muslim female should go to female doctors only even in dentistry.