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Talking while in the bathroom

Question:
Is one permitted to talk on the phone while in the bathroom (with someone else who does not know the caller is in the bathroom)?

Answer:

One who enters a bathroom to relieve himself may not talk unless it is extenuating circumstances. When he is relieving himself even that is forbidden, see Shulchan Aruch O:C 3:1 and the Mishna Brura there. This would apply to talking on the phone as well.

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