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Resource Guide for Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1)

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Resource Guide for Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1)

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American Academy of Dermatology

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

1-866-503-SKIN (7546)

Internet Address:

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.

Australian Herpes Management Forum

c/o-STIRC, Marian Villa
Westmead Hospital, Westmead
NSW 2145

+61 (2) 8230 3843

Internet Address:

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.


Internet Address:

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.

Last reviewed July 2008 by ]]>David Horn, MD, FACP]]>

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


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