The claim that wearing a scrub hat causes hair loss comes from the idea that the cotton material clogs pores in the scalp and traps bacteria, which leads to inflammation in the scalp. While this may be true, there is no evidence to back up this claim.
This is why it's recommended not only from a clinical view to wash your scrub caps regularly at high temperatures of 60C+.
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