Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease. However, it is also one that is commonly underrecognized and misdiagnosed. Senior reporter Ana Maria Rosario chats with Dr. David L. Gandell to discuss genital herpes, from its prevalence to presentation of symptoms, treatment options, and ongoing therapy. Of particular focus within their discussion is the importance of counseling patients through the course of diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Gandell is a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY.