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A 29-year-old male asked:

Do any antipsychotics antidepressants or benzodiazepines make your head get bigger? after 6 years of being on antipsychotics my head got a lot bigger.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Odd statement: The human skull gains 90% of its final volume/size by age 9 with slow changes until stopping growth by the early 20's. Your profile lists male pattern baldness at age 29 may exaggerate the appearance of your head, but I no of no reason your head would actually be larger because of meds.
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