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I have had the Resmed F20 AirFit small mask for over a month. Seals yet I have red marks on the bridge of my nose. This is still there after 2+ hours.

I have tried to wear it looser but then it leaks.

I do fit test every night before I settle.

It also pinches my nose and slips done a bit.

I have tried rezzzes liners and have even bought elasticated liners from Temu in desperation.

Gekko really hurt and made mask leak.

I have even changed my mask and tried the F&P evora full mask (extra small) but that just gave me blisters either side of my nostrils and on the tip on my nose. Plus its far too loud. so went back to F20

I have go skin that marks really easily and have a small enough head to wear kids hats with ease.

I am a mouth open drooling sleeper who sleeps restlessly from side to side not on back.

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Hi

All I can say is I feel your pain! I got the F20 as a replacement this year and it is very uncomfortable. I have just ordered the new Resmed F40 which is very small and light and so far it has been a lot easier to use for a mouth breather that likes to sleep on his side.

https://www.resmed.com/en-us/sleep-apnea/cpap-parts-support/sleep-a...

I have an appointment with my NHS Respiratory physio team on Friday and will plead my case for an F30 or F40. They said to me last week they did not have f40 in as yet however they are soon to see resmed rep any day now.



Iain Noble said:

Hi

All I can say is I feel your pain! I got the F20 as a replacement this year and it is very uncomfortable. I have just ordered the new Resmed F40 which is very small and light and so far it has been a lot easier to use for a mouth breather that likes to sleep on his side.

https://www.resmed.com/en-us/sleep-apnea/cpap-parts-support/sleep-a...

no such luck getting F40 as was not in stock yet at the hospital. Tried the F30 but unfortunately my nose is so small that even the smallest mask is not small enough and leeks. Now trying out the Philips Dreamwear full mask/ Hybrid mask. 

So far, much better seal but still leaves me with "whiskers" indents/ marks for hours after.

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