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Resource Guide for Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1)

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  • Address:

    P.O. Box 4014

    Schaumburg, IL 60618

  • 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.

  • Address:

    #1003 1166 Alberni Street

    Vancouver, BC V6E 3Z3

  • Telephone:

    1-604-688-9171

  • 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.

  • Address:

    10140 Centurion Parkway North

    Jacksonville, FL 32256

  • Phone:

    904-697-4100

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.kidshealth.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    The Kids Health website provides information for parents, teens, and kids on pediatric health topics, such as cold sores.