If you or your close one is suffering from pain in the body, they do not reduce even after undergoing treatments. We can do our part by Praying and strengthening our faith. Recite the dua for pain to Seek help from Allah Almighty
“اللهم رب الناس، أذهب البأس، واشف، أنت الشافي لا شفاء إلا شفاؤك، شفاءً لا يغادر سقما
Oh, Allah! The Sustainer of Mankind! Remove the disease, and cure them. You are the one Who cures. There is no cure but through you. Grant us a cure that leaves no illness.
If someone is suffering from the same situation, recite these Duas for pain relief. You should find some comfort in reciting these Dua and will see a fast recovery.
As it is mentioned in the Quran,
وَنُنَزِّلُ مِنَ ٱلْقُرْءَانِ مَا هُوَ شِفَآءٌ وَرَحْمَةٌ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ ۙ وَلَا يَزِيدُ ٱلظَّٰلِمِينَ إِلَّا خَسَارًا
And We send down the Qur’ān that is healing and mercy for the Believers, but it does not increase the wrongdoers except in loss. (AlQuran 17:82)
Dua for Pain in the Body
Uthman b. Abu al-‘As Al-Thaqafi expressed that he made a complaint of pain to Allah’s Messenger. Thereupon Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said:
Place your hand at the area where you feel pain in your body and say
- Bismillah (in the name of Allah) three times
- Recite this dua Seven times
أ’عضو بالله و قدراته من شارع ما أجيد و أحذرو
A’udhu billahi wa qudratihi min sharri ma ajidu wa uhadhiru
I seek refuge with Allah and His Power from the evil I find and fear.
للَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْبَرَصِ، وَالْجُنُونِ، وَالْجُذَامِ، وَمِنْ سَيِّئِ الأَسْقَامِ
Oh, Allah, I seek refuge in Thee from leprosy, madness, elephantiasis, and nasty diseases.
Dua for Pain Relief
Hazrat Aisha narrated that when the Messenger of Allah (SAW) came to a sick person, he would make Dua for pain relief and would say,
أَذْهِبِ الْبَاسْ رَبَّ النَّاسْ وَاشْفِ أَنْتَ الشَّافِي لاَ شِفَاءَ إِلاَّ شِفَاؤُكَ شِفَاءً لاَ يُغَادِرُ سَقَمًا
Take away the pain, O Lord of humankind, and grant healing, for You are the Healer, and there is no healing but Your healing that leaves no trace of sickness.
Another Dua for Pain the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) used to recite
يَا حَيُّ يَا قَيُّوْمُ بِرَحْمَتِكَ أَسْتَغِيْث
ya hayyu ya qayyum birahmatika astaghees
‘O Living, O Self-Sustaining Sustainer! In Your Mercy do I seek relief.
Ibn Abbas narrated that during times of distress, The Prophet would say
لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللَّهُ الْعَظِيمُ الْحَلِيمُ، لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللَّهُ رَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْعَظِيمِ، لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللَّهُ رَبُّ السَّمَوَاتِ، وَرَبُّ الْأَرْضِ، وَرَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْكَرِيمِ
None has the right to be worshipped but Allah, the Incomparably Great, the Compassionate. None has the right to be worshipped but Allah, the Lord of the Mighty Throne. None has the right to be worshipped but Allah, the Lord of the heavens, the Lord of the earth, and the Lord of the Honourable Throne.
أَسْأَلُ اللَّهَ الْعَظِيمَ رَبَّ الْعَرْشِ الْعَظِيمِ أَنْ يَشْفِيَكَ
I ask Allah, the Mighty, the Lord of the Mighty Throne, to cure you.
Hazrat Aisha RA narrated.
“When Prophet Muhammedﷺ was in final illness, he used to recite Surat An-Nas and Surat Al- Falaq and then blow his breath over his body. When his illness aggravated, I used to recite those two suras, blow my breath over him, and make him rub his body with his hand for its blessings.” (al-Bukhari)
Dua for Good health
The short Dua for health mentioned in Sunan Abu-Daawood mentioned is as follow,
اَللّٰھُمَّ عَافِنِیْ فِیْ بَدَنِیْ اَللّٰھُمَّ عَافِنِیْ فِیْ سَمْعِیْ اَللّٰھُمَ عَافِنِیْ فِیْ بَصَرِیْ لَآ اِلَہَ اِلَّااَنْتَ
“O Allah, grant health in my body, O Allah, grant health in my hearing, O Allah, grant health in my sight. There is no god worthy of being worshipped except You.”
Few Remedies for the Pain in the Body
Few remedies that are prescribed in Shariah,
The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) signifies the benefits of Honey in Hadeeth,
‘Honey is a remedy for every illness, and the Qur’an is a remedy for all illness of the mind. Therefore I recommend to you both remedies, the Qur’an and Honey.’
- Indian Aloes Wood
Umm, Qays bint Muhsin narrated.
“I heard the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) say: “You should use Indian aloes wood for in it are seven cures.”
(Narrated by al-Bukhari, 5368; Muslim, 287)
- Black Seeds
Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said
“In the black seed is healing for every disease except death.” (Narrated by al-Bukhari, 5364; Muslim, 2215)
Cupping is the cure for every disease and helps with pain relief.
Anas ibn Maalik reported that the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said,
“Indeed, the best of remedies you have is Hijama.”
Now you have gone through the Dua for pain relief and a few remedies, go through the meaning and recite them sincerely. May Allah take away the pain of the Ummah suffering from pain, Ameen.