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by Randall B

Resource Guide for Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1)

RESOURCES

Address: P.O. Box 4014 Schaumburg, 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 Villa Westmead Hospital, Westmead NSW 2145 AUSTRALIA

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.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 09/2012
  • Update Date: 09/11/2012

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