03/03/2013 09:02 am ET Updated May 03, 2013

5 Hotel Health Risks You Didn't Know About

Let's face it: Traveling can bring out the inner germaphobe in even the most adventurous of us, and for good reason. There are lots of health risks encountered in your hotel room that you won't necessarily find at home, from mold to industrial cleaning product residue. Didn't even cross your mind 'til now? Well, fear not -- more and more hotels are offering solutions, so your next hotel stay can be cleaner and safer than ever before.

Read on to find out what to be wary of -- and what you can do about it.

-- Kelsey Blodget,

5 Hotel Health Risks You Never Knew About, And How To Avoid Them (PHOTOS)