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Dr. Robert Andrews
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
Hair : Hair loss in men is common and is an inherited trait. Wearing hats doesn't cause it. Male pattern baldness often improves with over-the-counter Mino ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Try: Minoxidil and Propecia (finasteride) in a man not from hats!
Dr. Alan Bauman
25 years experience Hair Restoration
Not From Hats!: Male pattern hair loss is a progressive condition that is inherited. Hormones trigger progressive miniaturization of hair follicles until they die. Me ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: That's silly. I thought we'd already answered that. If it did, male pattern baldness would be in the distribution where the hat rubs the head. If some ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many things possible: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair resto ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hat: I doubt a hat would have much effect on your hair. That said, you should have your primary doctor refer you to someone who will care for your hair.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Must you wear it?: If this is a safety helmet, and the hair loss corresponds closely to where the hat rubs your head, and you can't go without it, then keep wearing it. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Steroid excess: Your symptoms do suggest an excess of corticosteroids. Best to be evaluated by an endocrinologist or internist to sort out the source of the problem.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I wish they were all this easy to answer. Stop and think. If this were the case, hair loss in men would correspond to the shape of the hat. It doesn ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No def: There is no cutoff for head size. It's a continuum.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Pressure on nerves: Likely pressure on the occipital nerves at the back of your neck.

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