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Resource Guide for Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1)

Resources

Address:
P.O. Box 4014Schaumburg, IL 60618-4014

Phone:
1-866-503-SKIN (7546)

Internet Address:
http://www.aad.org

Description of Services Provided:
This site provides education, support groups, and a physician locator. The information is comprehensive and contains color photos of cold sores at different stages of infection.

Resources

Address:
c/o-STIRC, Marian VillaWestmead Hospital, WestmeadNSW 2145AUSTRALIA

Phone:
+61 (2) 8230 3843

Internet Address:
http://www.ahmf.com.au

Description of Services Provided:
This organization provides succinct, easy-to-understand information on oral and other forms of herpes. Its website contains large color photos of people with typical cold sores at different stages of the infection.

Resources

Internet Address:
http://www.coldsores.ca

Description of Services Provided:
This Canadian website, written by dermatologists, provides over 10 articles about cold sores. You'll also find a dermatology glossary and images.