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Side Effects of CPAP / Corneal Ulcer
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I wondered if any CPAP users have experienced any side effects from their CPAP use.I suffer with dry eye syndrome, they think this is due to air leakages from my face mask. I have to use an eye gel…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mauro Cipriani Sep 11.

Feeling Tired using CPAP
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Hi, I have been using CPAP therapy since October 2010, approx 15 months now. I still feel tired, especially whislt driving.  My wife has noticed episodes when using my machine that I appear to stop…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Feb 12, 2012.

 

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Mauro Cipriani replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Side Effects of CPAP / Corneal Ulcer
"Hi Kath, thanks for your reply. Just had an eye Clinic appointment and consultant fairly certain that this is attributable to mask leakage. I suffer with dry eyes and have prescribed gels and drops anyway, need to put more gel in. I will try some…"
Sep 11
Kath Hope replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Side Effects of CPAP / Corneal Ulcer
"Sorry you've had no response to this post Mauro as I was hoping someone may have an answer, as corneal ulcer's isn't something I've heard of caused by CPAP.  However, we do often warn of why it's important to ensure the…"
Sep 7
Mauro Cipriani posted a discussion

Side Effects of CPAP / Corneal Ulcer

I wondered if any CPAP users have experienced any side effects from their CPAP use.I suffer with dry eye syndrome, they think this is due to air leakages from my face mask. I have to use an eye gel at night and drips in the day. This has generally prevented any issues. I've had the odd scratch on eye but nothing serious until Saturday, I woke up with a very sore eye. I went to local minor injuries unit who diagnosed an abrasion and prescribed anti biotic drops. Yesterday I woke with severe pain…See More
Aug 28
Kath Hope replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"That's a shame Mauro :(  Hopefully, one day they'll stop making these CPAPs with no other info except usage!"
Feb 12, 2012
Mauro Cipriani replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"Hi Kath,  there is no card slot on the machine.  I googled it and it only records total hours used. "
Feb 12, 2012
Mauro Cipriani replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"Hi, I'm not too sure what they thought was higher than normal, the print out looked at though it was maintaining.  The peaks were consistant."
Feb 12, 2012
RockRpsgt replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"What did the medical staff consider higher than normal for the heart rate? Was it fluctuating or maintaining?  Are they going to do anything about it?"
Feb 12, 2012
Kath Hope replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"It depends on whether you have a smart card in your machine.  Check the back of your machine and see if there's a card inserted."
Feb 11, 2012
Mauro Cipriani replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"Hi Kath, thanks for the reply.  Do you know how to check my machine, I have a REMstar M Series?   I know they check the CPAP machine when I take it back for check ups to see how many hours I have been using it for, what else do they…"
Feb 11, 2012
Kath Hope replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"Thanks for the update Mauro.  Whilst the pulse oximeter has, fortunately, showed your sats to be normal, you could still be having apnoeas which don't last long enough to cause oxygen desats, but they could still cause your heart rate to…"
Feb 11, 2012
Mauro Cipriani replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"    I thought I would update my recent discussion, I collected a pulse oximeter machine (? think I spelt this correctly?) from my sleep clinic last week for an overnight home test. I went back to the clinic the following day for a…"
Feb 11, 2012
Elianna Halsey replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"Hi Mauro, Although I have sleep apnea I am definitely not an expert on the subject, but I am a nurse and I agree with Kath that along with apnea there are other things to consider that might be making you tired.  Diabetes,…"
Jan 12, 2012
Kath Hope replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"It doesn't sound like it's weight-related if you already had your pressure raised, but it sounds like you've been having trouble for a while if they had to raise it and are considering this again.  Your change of sleep pattern…"
Jan 11, 2012
Mauro Cipriani replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"Hi Kath, funny enough I have put on about 1/2 stone since 2010.  However my air pressure had been increased about 9 months ago anyway.  I have changed jobs receently which means early starts a few days a week so sleep pattern is disturbed,…"
Jan 11, 2012
Kath Hope replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"That's good service from your clinic Mauro.  You should know yourself within a few days whether the raise in pressure helps.  If things don't improve then hopefully they'll do a further sleep study on you to see what's…"
Jan 11, 2012
Mauro Cipriani replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Feeling Tired using CPAP
"Hi Elianna,   Thanks for the response.  I had been diagnosed with OSA and did not realise it could develop to other things.  I am waiting a call at bedtime from a CPAP nurse to phone to reun through increasing the air pressure of…"
Jan 11, 2012

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At 0:15 on January 11, 2012, Kath Hope said…

Glad you've joined us on the forum Mauro, and hope you're finding the hose lift helpful.  I also hope you'll find your time on here to be of great benefit.

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Mauro Cipriani replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Side Effects of CPAP / Corneal Ulcer
"Hi Kath, thanks for your reply. Just had an eye Clinic appointment and consultant fairly certain that this is attributable to mask leakage. I suffer with dry eyes and have prescribed gels and drops anyway, need to put more gel in. I will try some…"
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Kath Hope replied to Susan Mooney's discussion Jury Service
"Sorry to hear that Susan.  If he's still so tired it would be worth asking for help with the clinic in case his pressures need adjusting (assuming he uses his CPAP for all sleeps of course, as that would cause tiredness).  If his…"
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Susan Mooney replied to Susan Mooney's discussion Jury Service
"Thanks Kath, he has been on cpap for a few years now and has regular check ups but is still extremely tired when he relaxes, he is also self employed which is another stumbling point. They are a pain these jury service, will need to look into it.…"
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Kath Hope replied to Susan Mooney's discussion Jury Service
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Kath Hope replied to Mauro Cipriani's discussion Side Effects of CPAP / Corneal Ulcer
"Sorry you've had no response to this post Mauro as I was hoping someone may have an answer, as corneal ulcer's isn't something I've heard of caused by CPAP.  However, we do often warn of why it's important to ensure the…"
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