A 25-year-old male asked:
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is minoxidil scalp solution recommended for a teenager suffering from telogen elluvium ?

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Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience Dermatology
Yes: I almost always recommend it because it is a low cost and very safe treatment that i think can often accelerate the recovery from telogen effluvium.
Answered on May 8, 2019
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