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What Is Uncombable Hair Syndrome?

03/03/2022 07:57 PM | Click to read full article

Uncombable hair syndrome, or UHS, is a rare condition that typically causes dry, frizzy hair that you can’t comb flat. It usually emerges before age 3 but may show up as late as age 12. It appears to be rare; scientists know of only about 100 cases.

But there are likely many more cases that doctors don’t diagnose because the condition often goes away in childhood.