Resource Guide for Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1)
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
American Academy of Dermatology
P.O. Box 4014
Schaumburg, IL 60618-4014
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
#1003 1166 Alberni Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3Z3
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
10140 Centurion Parkway North
Jacksonville, FL 32256
The Kids Health website provides information for parents, teens, and kids on pediatric health topics, such as cold sores.
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