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    Should minoxidil 2% be used on a child under 5?

    Progressive hair loss has been occuring for 6 months.
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  • Prof Rodney Sinclair

    Dermatologist (Skin Specialist)

    Professor Sinclair is a Professor of Dermatology at the University of Melbourne and Director of Sinclair Dermatology. He is past-president of the Australasian Society for … View Profile

    While Minoxidil is available without prescription, use in a 5 year old with alopecia areata is considered off-label use and should only be considered under direct medical supervision, preferably a dermatologist.

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