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Coping with Cold Sores

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: Cold sores are EXTREMELY contagious. Once you experience the herpes virus outbreak, it becomes a recurring problem, which is why type 1 herpes should be taken seriously.
Air Date: 12/17/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Lisa Oldson, MD
Lisa Oldson HeadshotDr. Oldson has been practicing internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago since 1998. She earned her B.S. at the University of Illinois, and her M.D. from Rush Medical College. She is board certified in Internal Medicine.

She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Rush Medical Center where she was chief resident and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the Medical Honor Society. During those years, Dr. Oldson was the recipient of numerous awards including Resident of the Year, and she served as president of the medical school student council and president of her house-staff association (representing hundreds of residents and fellows training at the hospital).

Dr. Oldson served on the Leadership Council and Joint Operations Leadership Committee of Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, a primary care multi-specialty group of 125 physicians and other providers and has served as the Medical Director of their Call Center. The practice has 135,000 patients, 17 locations, and had $60,000,000.00 of revenue in 2010. NMPG has been utilizing electronic medical records for over ten years and has been doing web visits with its patients for many years as well.

Dr. Oldson served on the Medical Advisory Board for the Discovery Institute of Medical Education and is a former board member of the Illinois Science Council.

In 2009, Dr. Oldson was recruited by Analyte Health, and was later named their Medical Director. She strives to improve sexual health through education and a modern online approach to medical services. For additional information, please visit Analyte Health and Sexual Health online.
Coping with Cold Sores
Cold sores are EXTREMELY contagious. Once you experience the herpes virus outbreak, it becomes a recurring problem, which is why type 1 herpes should be taken seriously.

Dr. Lisa Oldson, MD discusses the factors that can trigger cold sores, prevention, treatments and new information that you may not know.

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