Resource Guide for Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1)

American Academy of Dermatology

P.O. Box 4014

Schaumburg, IL 60618-4014

1-866-503-7546

http://www.aad.org

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    TOP

#1003 1166 Alberni Street

Vancouver, BC V6E 3Z3

1-604-688-9171

http://www.coldsores.ca

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    TOP

10140 Centurion Parkway North

Jacksonville, FL 32256

904-697-4100

http://www.kidshealth.org

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

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Last reviewed November 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD, FAAP
Last Updated: 11/7/2018

 

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