Howie Mandel has long been public about his mysophobia, or fear of germs. Now he has gone on record discussing the impact of the disorder on his recent hospitalization. In a People Magazine article, Mandel explained that he refused to change into a hospital gown. Instead, he remained fully clothed, including boots, throughout his stay.Take a look at "Mysophobia" for more information on this common phobia. I also invite you to share your experiences and thoughts.