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Resource Guide for Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1)

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Main Page | Risk Factors | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment | Screening | Reducing Your Risk | Talking to Your Doctor | Living With Cold Sores | Resource Guide

American Academy of Dermatology

  • Address: P.O. Box 4014 Schaumburg, IL 60618
  • Phone: 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.

Cold Sores—Skin Care Guide

  • Address: #1003 1166 Alberni Street Vancouver, BC V6E 3Z3
  • Telephone: 1-604-688-9171
  • 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.

Kids Health—Nemours Foundation

  • Address: 10140 Centurion Parkway North Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • Phone: 904-697-4100
  • Internet Address:
  • Description of Services Provided: The Kids Health website provides information for parents, teens, and kids on pediatric health topics, such as cold sores.

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