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I had used minoxidil above the forehead at the hairline

I had used minoxidil above the forehead at the hairline region.Now I see hypopigmented patches over the forehead.Is it because of the topical application of Minoxidil? What should I apply to get rid of these patches and get original skin colour like rest of my face? I have stopped using the topical Minoxidil.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
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