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CPAP problems
May 16, 2008
... I have the same problem. I am using the ComfortGel Mask (which makes my nose itch) Pressure: 7 CPAP: REMstar® Pro M Series with C-Flex™ It is true that you can swallow air, and it does make sense that would be the reason for the gas. Does your throat ever get dry even though you use the humidifier? (2 replies)
New using CPAP
May 28, 2007
... m not currently wearing a chin strap. Second since On CPAP I have not slept more the 2 hours straight without waking up. I have though in those periods dreamt. ... (2 replies)
... eep stages, I'm what the Sleep Doc calls a ' skinny apniac', my jaw is small and narrow and my throat is not very deep. There is no surgery or device other than CPAP for my condition, which began about 3 years ago. ... (15 replies)

CPAP problems
May 15, 2008
... Earlier this year I started on CPAP therapy for Sleep Apnea. All went well, I have a good doctor, a good machine, and a mask that doesn't leak. ... (2 replies)
CPAP mask leak
Dec 26, 2006
... There is a CPAP device called "nasal pillows" that are two little tubes you fit into your nostrils instead of wearing a mask, and has no leaking problems. ... (9 replies)
CPAP mask leak
Dec 4, 2006
... begins to leak. I also cinch the mask to the point I have raccoon face for a good bit of the bext morning. One tip that I was shown by the med tech that set my CPAP up was to always put it on with the air flowing... this improves the masks resting position on my face. ... (9 replies)
Nov 22, 2013
... If you have documented sleep apnea from a sleep study, CPap should help. Some people with very mild apnea can get by with dental appliances that adjust the jaw and open the airway. Cpap takes a few months to get used to. ... (13 replies)
CPAP mask leak
Dec 6, 2006
... I change/wash the filters in the back of my CPAP bimonthly/monthly respectively. My mask does not have a filter on it or an extra hose. But hoses are the main area of concern for collection and growth of bacteria. I remove the valve that joins my humidifier reservoir to my CPAP, the humidifier reservior (which I open and scrub), the mask/humidifier connection hose (scrub... (9 replies)
CPAP mask leak
Dec 5, 2006
... vinegar solution. This helps kill bacteria and minimizes reoccuring sinus and respiratory infections due to use of an unclean CPAP and mask apparatus. ... (9 replies)
CPAP noise!!
Jul 5, 2005
... This issue of mouth leak only effects a small proportion of pts who sleep with their mouths open. This is often due to previous, uneffective UVPPP surgery. ... (16 replies)
CPAP adjustment?
Mar 2, 2005
... I was diagnosed about two years ago with sleep apnea after having a sleep study done. I used a CPAP machine for about 4 months without really becoming comfortable with it. The machine is set at 8. ... (1 replies)
... Over time, do the straps on your CPAP mask stretch where you have to slightly tighten them? ... (1 replies)
... ead the booklet last night and it was better but I still can't tell exactly how tightly you are supposed to secure the straps. I think I can still feel a slight leak through the mask sometimes. ... (5 replies)
... hey Sandi2932 yep my cpap machine has a humidifier on it and i dont have any issues with drying out or sore synesess, my machine also self regulates pressure to only just supply enough air pressure to keep the air way open, and i find it very comfortable, my mask doesnt leak hardly anything but i do have to tap my mouth shut as i wont wear a chin strap, the specialist said i... (10 replies)
... There may be a couple of things you can is to make sure your equipment doesn't leak before you go to sleep. ... (12 replies)
CPAP mask leak
Dec 4, 2006
... My husband has a CPAP (actually a fancy version of a BiPap) and is having a terrible time with the mask leaking. He is on his second type, but it still doesn't help. He ends up taking it off in the middle of the night because he can't get it to stop. So he is not getting the benefit of it, plus he is not sleeping well because he has to constantly wake up to fight with it. ... (9 replies)
... If it does and the leak you are talking about is not setting the alarm off, then it is not large enough to be affecting your machine's performance. ... (5 replies)
CPAP mask leak
Jan 1, 2007
... We will ask about a gel cushion mask. So far we have tried three different types of full face masks, none of which work very well. Two of them leak around the eyes, and that is the worst, my husband says. The other one leaks on the cheeks and if he is really tired, he doesn't wake up. ... (9 replies)
... Is it an ongoing thing that they stretch every month or so and the mask starts to leak? (0 replies)
... I saw an add on TV for these. It is supposed to be more comfortable and less likely to leak. Has anyone tried these? (2 replies)

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