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... It sounds like you have done a lot of good things. I would turn the humidity up to the 80% level. Also, there about 4 good nasal pillows on the market so trying another may help. I have some issues like that and do find using a nasal spray in the evening and doing one of those nasal washes does help clear things up. I also take mucinex in the evening. It liquifies the... (4 replies)
... Thank you so much for your answer. I have very dry nose, mouth, eyes, etc. because of Sjogrens Syndrome, so my doctor specifically ordered a CPAP with warm humidifier... and I believe that I really need it, especially in the winter when the humidity is so low. ... (4 replies)
... I was recently diagnosed with sleep apnea and am trying to adjust to using a CPAP with humidifier. ... (4 replies)

... Greetings! Well this is not a promise of anything only things to consider. A mask and tube change might have been needed. A latex allergy or chemical allergy to the chemicals of plastic manufacture might be a problem. ... (8 replies)
... sneezing, watery eyes and constant nasal dripping nonstop. I took several meds including a zyrtec, an allegra, a benadryl, alkaseltzer tabs, homeopathic allergy cure, tricholoro and yet I am still dripping on the second day. SYmptons have improved a little. My CPAP has a humidifier. ... (8 replies)
... Me, I think anything is possible! But the first thing I would check is your filters...I don't know what kind of machine you have, but my machine comes with TWO filters...from what I understand from the CPAP people, many, many people don't clean or change these filters regularly (I rinse out my sponge filter at least every week, and change my allergy filter about once a... (2 replies)
... Thanks DB, really appreciate your help. Cheers for now, Chris. (8 replies)
... It is an allergy to perfumes and smells from chemicals and the changes in the weather. It is a pain in the arse to have!! ... (8 replies)
... Yup, I do but I'm no expert. From what I understand is that multiple sneezes are due to allergies...so I'm thinking of going to the allergy board for help. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for the suggestions. I'll give those a try (8 replies)
... Why not try to protect your nose; I find that using a silicone based cream, or just plain vaseline helps to prevent exposures (from my latex allergy), by adding an extra layer of protection. You could also try a mask product, or a zinc based cream like those used on babies for diaper rash..may seem silly but the premise is still the same. If it is an adjustment issue, you... (8 replies)
... Thank you for the reply. I am using the ResMed Mirage Vista. My nose does not itch every night, just most nights. But even when there is no itching, my skin around the seal seems to get sweaty, greasy or whatever and the mask begins to leak during the night. The first mask I tried was the Respironics ComfortLite. The problem with it is two-fold. One, in order to get a... (8 replies)
... You might have an allergy to the mask, some of them have parts made from latex. I highly recommend a mask that uses nasal pillows instead of covering your whole nose. ... (8 replies)
... at leaves a patient very frustrated. This sounds harsh, but you are paying the bill, in some form, so you should be able to call the shots. Please don't do the allergy tests at home, if you can afford to see a good allergist. There are allergist and there are allergists as with any branch of the medical profession. ... (11 replies)
... that I may have some sort of allergy. I asked my doctor to try a CPAP machine on me for a while just to see if it made a difference. It definitely helped me where it's now been 5 years using the CPAP machine. ... (1 replies)
... that I may have some sort of allergy. I asked my doctor to try a CPAP machine on me for a while just to see if it made a difference. It definitely helped me where it's now been 5 years using the CPAP machine. ... (4 replies)
... s going to be about it. Even the few doctors I had visited over the years offered no guidance other than to write allergy medication prescriptions or insist on perpetual allergy shots. ... (3 replies)
Help w/sleep apnea
Jun 30, 2009
... I also have nasal allergies, but had no trouble when first using the cpap machine with nasal pillows. I am wondering if your machine is set at the correct level because if it is not high enough, it give you all sorts of trouble. ... (1 replies)
Help w/sleep apnea
Jun 29, 2009
... In dec 08 I was diagnosed w/sleep apnea. I got a cpap machine w/the nasal pillow. I can not use it! I can not breath w/it on. I have nasal allergy's. I went back to the doc. he wants me to do an in hospital sleep study. My insurance has a $500 deductible for this. I can not afford it. Also, when I first got the machine, i was told it was covered by my insurance, now 6 mo.... (1 replies)
... The Humidifier in my Resmed machine quit working and started leaking. My supplier replaced it with a newly designed humidifier and I don't have a problem any more. It is worth it to get one. (2 replies)


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