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DeVilbiss Intellipap AutoAdjust Model DV54D for sale in original travel bag

I bought this in America a few years ago and only used it for travel, it is very compact with a small footprint. It comes complete with a heated humidifier and has only 815 recorded hours. It can be…Continue

Started Dec 19, 2019

Extreme Dry Mouth
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As posted before since August I Have been on Tamsulosin Hydrochloride for BPH. Unfortunately the twin side effects of dry mouth and nasal congestion have continued to escalate and are now serious.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Dec 19, 2019.

Repeated air blowing out of mouth
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Hi everyone, I have been on apap for 13 years now and thought I had experienced everything until recently. I normally use a nasal mask, my favourite is a Resprionics Comfort (not blue gel) which is a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Aug 10, 2019.

O.S.A. & B.H.P
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Obviously I am an elderly male with enlarged prostate and have been on cpap for the last 13 years. My urologist has prescribed TAMUREX (Tamsulosin Hydrochloride) so I researched it and found this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Aug 10, 2019.

 

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Eric Swindon posted a discussion

DeVilbiss Intellipap AutoAdjust Model DV54D for sale in original travel bag

I bought this in America a few years ago and only used it for travel, it is very compact with a small footprint. It comes complete with a heated humidifier and has only 815 recorded hours. It can be used in AutoAjust or fixed pressure cpap mode, it also operates with 12 volt dc input (lead not supplied). This machine has UK electrical connections. It has never been exposed to pets or smoking. I have The Clinician’s Guide and The User’s Manual in downloaded pdfs and can email these to buyer. The…See More
Dec 19, 2019
Kath Hope replied to Eric Swindon's discussion Extreme Dry Mouth
"Eric, do you have a humidifier for your CPAP because thi is what helps most people?  If not, then ask the sleep clinic to supply you with one. Also take a look at the Xylimelts for dry mouth which we sell at the charity as these too help a lot…"
Dec 19, 2019
Eric Swindon posted a discussion

Extreme Dry Mouth

As posted before since August I Have been on Tamsulosin Hydrochloride for BPH. Unfortunately the twin side effects of dry mouth and nasal congestion have continued to escalate and are now serious. The nasal congestion prevents me from using a nasal mask anymore so I have aquired several new full face new style masks (dreamwear, resmed airfit and the hybrid) these are great and I end up mouth breathing. However, constantly mouth breathing whilst using cpap creates a serious medical condition…See More
Dec 15, 2019
Sleep2snore replied to Eric Swindon's discussion O.S.A. & B.H.P
"It may have affected him this way, but it may have no effect on others. Did he get medical advice before he posted this statement? If you are taking this drug and it is affecting you, go back to your doctor and get something else or get the doctors…"
Aug 10, 2019
Sleep2snore replied to Eric Swindon's discussion Repeated air blowing out of mouth
"Any improvement?"
Aug 10, 2019
Eric Swindon replied to Eric Swindon's discussion Repeated air blowing out of mouth
"Thank you Kath, only just home and will do all the things you suggested well before bedtime. What you mentioned is so simple and easy, I have plenty of supplies so can replace if checks don't reveal anything and see if there is a difference.…"
Aug 4, 2019
Kath Hope replied to Eric Swindon's discussion Repeated air blowing out of mouth
"Eric, just in case, check the mask's exhale valve hasn't got stuck in an either closed or open position.  Also check your hose at both ends to see if when it twists there's a blockage.  Check there's no holes in it too.…"
Aug 4, 2019
Eric Swindon posted a discussion

Repeated air blowing out of mouth

Hi everyone, I have been on apap for 13 years now and thought I had experienced everything until recently. I normally use a nasal mask, my favourite is a Resprionics Comfort (not blue gel) which is a discontinued product. I was put on a course of antibiotics for a UTI and 4 days in I started expelling air through my tightly closed mouth, every couple of minutes it forced my lips to open and close. This happened early morning and there was no more sleep that night even sitting up with mask on. I…See More
Aug 4, 2019
Eric Swindon posted a discussion

O.S.A. & B.H.P

Obviously I am an elderly male with enlarged prostate and have been on cpap for the last 13 years. My urologist has prescribed TAMUREX (Tamsulosin Hydrochloride) so I researched it and found this review "I'm a 58 years old. I used to get up 4 or 5 times every night. Flomax (Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)   has decreased this number to 1 or 2. However, because of the side effects I'm stopping immediately. I have sleep apnea and Flomax has caused nasual congestion making it difficult to breath. On top…See More
Jul 14, 2019
Eric Swindon replied to Beany Lad's discussion Advice Required, recently diagnosed with OSA
"That is great news. I tried again to message you but it said "You can't send a message until Beany Lad accepts your friend request." I can send you an unused nasal mask but it is unwise to quote addresses or private email addresses on…"
Apr 12, 2019
Eric Swindon replied to Beany Lad's discussion Advice Required, recently diagnosed with OSA
"Hi, I hope you read this tonight as I think I can help you. I tried to message you but we have to be friends first so my request will end up in your inbox. My first trials were at The Leicester General way back in the 1980's when sleep apnea…"
Apr 11, 2019

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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"How can you get a large leak using a Oracle ?????. "
yesterday
Kath Hope replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"It's a shame nothing can be done about your polyps and septum, which is no doubt the cause of your issues.  It too hate the Oracle, but there are a lot of people who use it very successfully - just not you or I lol."
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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"The option of last resort tonight Oracle Yuck!!!"
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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"I have been seen by  ENT consultants who have diagnosed nasal polyps and a deviated septum. They have considered that surgery is too risky and as one of them said I can still breath through my mouth."
Monday
Kath Hope replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"I honestly don't know Edam, as people usually ask us how to keep their mouths closed rather than open.  It sounds like you need an ENT referral due to severe nasal issues.  I had to have some surgery to breathe better in the masks."
Sunday
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"I tried the Simplus last night but the 95% pressure went up to 19.5 from 14 on previous nights using the 432. What can I use to keep my mouth open when using a Full Face Mask???"
Sunday
Kath Hope replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"Ah right.  We only got the Forma yesterday.  I must say I prefer the 431 and 432 but of course we're all different."
Saturday
Kath Hope replied to John Garbutt's discussion How long to get machine
"Yes I know John, and so often the missing jigsaw puzzle as to how we're feeling.  I was shocked when I got my own severe sleep apnoea diagnosis and CPAP really is a life saver.  Hope you don't have long to wait, and worth saying…"
Saturday
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"I bought the 432 from you and would have gone to the Forma if you sold it at the time. The under chin design of the Flexifit/ Forma range of masks allow my mouth to stay open. With  nearly every other full face mask my mouth would close during…"
Saturday
John Garbutt replied to John Garbutt's discussion How long to get machine
"Many Thanks,will send them a mail om Monday. Cannot believe how debilitating sleep apnoae can be. "
Saturday
Kath Hope replied to John Garbutt's discussion How long to get machine
"Welcome John and good to hear you've been diagnosed now and especially with your sleep apnoea being severe.  It really depends on each sleep clinic as to how long you'll have to wait for your CPAP - some give them out immediately,…"
Saturday
Kath Hope replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"Hi Edam.  Good to hear the new mask is helping, and those F & P FlexiFit 431, 432 and Forma's are still a favourite for a lot of people due to the chin support.  (In fact we added the Forma to the charity's website yesterday…"
Saturday
John Garbutt posted a discussion

How long to get machine

I was diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnoea  four weeks ago and wondered  how long it take to get machineSee More
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Edam posted a discussion

Flexifit 432

I have gone back to using a F & P Flexitfit 432 which has resolved the double inhaling and high pressure problem I have had with other masks.But after using it for a few days now I have found that the back of the headgear cuts into the crease…See More
Friday
Kath Hope replied to Richard Smith's discussion Philips Trueblue
"You're not on your own there Richard - lots of people are upset the Liquicell has lost it's CE mark and can no longer be sold in the UK.  I am still in touch with the manufacturer, begging for them to resolve it, and am waiting for…"
Feb 20
Richard Smith replied to Richard Smith's discussion Philips Trueblue
"Hi Kath, Yes, I’m looking for a mask that’s more comfortable for the bridge of my nose and doesn’t leak.  I miss the liquicell cushions and was looking to try a mask that used gel.  i tried nasal pillows but I kept…"
Feb 19
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Phillips dreamstation CPAP pro machine with heated humidifier and all accessories for sale

Phillips dreamstation CPAP pro machine with heated humidifier comes with all accessories including tubes face mask all manuals power leads and also carry bag only used a hand full of times like new open to offers many thanks. DanielSee More
Feb 18

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