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.
c/o-STIRC, Marian Villa
Westmead Hospital, Westmead
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.
This Canadian website, written by dermatologists, provides over 10 articles about cold sores. You'll also find a dermatology glossary and images.
Last reviewed March 2015 by Michael Woods, MD
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