Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.
As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.
- What is a Dermatologist?
- Anatomy of the Skin
- Skin Care Topics
- Skin Conditions
- Skin Growths
- Skin Infections
... Anatomy of the Skin Skin Care Topics Sun Safety Skin Care Basics Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths Tattoos Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions Skin Cancers Skin Conditions Acne Rosacea Head Lice Rashes Eczema (Dermatitis) Lumps, Bumps, and Cysts Psoriasis Blisters Vitiligo Pruritus Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac Lichen Simplex Chronicus Scleroderma Keratosis Pilaris Hives (Urticaria) Hidradenitis Suppurativa Wrinkles Birthmarks/Pigmented Skin Skin Growths Seborrheic Keratosis Moles (Nevi) Warts Actinic Keratosis Skin Infections Herpes Simplex Virus Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Ringworm (Tinea Corporis) Impetigo Erysipelas Chicken Pox (Herpes Varicella Zoster) Cellulitis Candidiasis Boils Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Lyme Disease Folliculitis Scabies Intertrigo Granuloma
What You Should Know About Cold Sores
...Approximately 80 to 90 percent of Americans have been exposed to the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1), which causes cold sores...
Understanding Cold Sores
... Cold sores are highly contagious, so it is possible to get a cold sore from, Kissing an infected person Sharing utensils and drinking from the same glass as an infected person Oral sex While the herpes simplex virus is typically considered a sexually transmitted disease when it comes to cold sores many cases of HSV1 are passed between family members...
...If you’ve ever had a cold sore or fever blister, you picked up the herpes simplex virus...
...Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV)...
...It’s caused by the herpes simplex virus...
...If you’ve ever had a cold sore, you’ve been infected with the herpes simplex virus...
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
...The most common STIs are herpes simplex virus (HSV), genital warts, molluscum contagiosum, pubic lice (crabs), scabies, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, and HIV/AIDS...