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Resource Guide for Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1)

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  • Address:

    P.O. Box 4014

    Schaumburg, IL 60618-4014

  • 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:

    c/o-STIRC, Marian Villa

    Westmead Hospital, Westmead

    NSW 2145

    AUSTRALIA

  • Phone:

    +61 (2) 8230 3843

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.ahmf.com.au

  • 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:

    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.