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Sore nose irritated face
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Hi all,I am in quandary as I have used every type of mask the clinic can offer me. I was recently given a nose pillow mask after I told them about the irritation caused by my full face mask and was…Continue

Tags: irritation, pain., soreness, face, mask

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Oct 31, 2017.

Complex Sleep Apnoea
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Hi all,I was wonder if anyone can help?I was originally diagnosed with Sleep Apnoea and then some time later I was told I had Central sleep Apnoea which caused me some concern. I have now been told I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Foxon May 18, 2016.

Central Sleep Aponea
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At a recent assessment it was noted that my ahi has been pretty high even with a cpap machine. It was dropped on me that i have central sleep aponea. Does anyone know anything about this?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Dec 4, 2015.

Takes my breath away
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Hi all,I have been using a Cpap now for over a year and I am still trying to acclimatise to the pressure that comes from my machine. Does anyone else feel that they struggle to breath against the…Continue

Tags: pressure., breath, to, able, Not

Started this discussion. Last reply by martin mucznik Jul 31, 2013.

 

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Sleep2snore replied to Terry Foxon's discussion Sore nose irritated face
"Maybe you have a reaction to silicone? What type of Nasal Pillows did they give you and what sore of pressures are you on? CPAP or APAP? Do you have a humidifier? Nasal Pillows can irritate the inside of the nose until you get used to them being…"
Oct 31, 2017
Bob Blair replied to Terry Foxon's discussion Sore nose irritated face
"HI I know the frustration and extreme annoyance associated with masks. My clinic had a very limited type of mask on offer.. Take itor leave it.  I suffered from skin irration, blotches and marks on my nose and face. Tried creams pads etc to no…"
Oct 16, 2017
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Sore nose irritated face

Hi all,I am in quandary as I have used every type of mask the clinic can offer me. I was recently given a nose pillow mask after I told them about the irritation caused by my full face mask and was told after that there was nothing the could give me. By the way I have complex apnea which means it can be both central apnea and obstructive apnea. With the pillow mask I woke up in such pain and burning sensation I was in real pain, with the face mask I get skin irritation (no marks or red botches)…See More
Oct 15, 2017

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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I trialled the Sleepweaver before it came out, I believe I still have it somewhere, but I could not get on with it then. I used a liner on the Dreamwear last night but still was too painful to use and had to change masks during the early hours..…"
3 hours ago
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
3 hours ago
Kath Hope replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"This is a common problem Sally, and especially when new to CPAP, irrespective of whatever machines people use.  It's definitely not just an Airsense 10 problem. If you've not clicked on the link I posted above in my reply to Chris…"
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Sally Gray replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"Hi, it’s interesting to read Chris’s comment that the AirSense 10 has given him flatulence whereas his previous CPAP wasn’t a problem.  I’m new to using a CPAP and have been provided with an AirSense 10 which I’m…"
Monday
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"I'm not aware of finance, and we at the Hope2Sleep Charity certainly couldn't offer this unfortunately.  However, if you have a Paypal account then you can apply for Paypal Credit which is offered for products over £150 I…"
Sunday
Kyla Davies replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Hi Kath In relation to the Soclean do you know if any finance is available to purchase one of these machines? I do not mind spending that amount on one but would be very helpful especially this time of year to purchase one on a finance…"
Sunday
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Great to hear this Andy Just as importantly they will help prevent gum disease from dry mouth (plus less dental bills)."
Friday
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Tried one Xylimelts last night. Best sleep in ages. No waking up with a terrible dry mouth. Very pleased thank you"
Friday
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Thanks for supporting our charity with your order Andy, and they'll be sent out tomorrow.  I love the Beaumont Citrus Wipes and have tried all the others, and these are definitely the best.  I use them everyday. Hope you find the…"
Sep 11
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Have just placed an order for some mask wipes and the mouth discs. Thanks for the recommendation of the discs, fingers crossed."
Sep 11
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"The SoClean will never be supplied by the NHS as they can't afford to give out products like this.  We have the SoClean at the charity at the price we've been told it has to be sold for…"
Sep 11
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Thank you for quick reply. The advert was on TV again this afternoon with a web address that links to an Amazon site. After a bit of research I have found a UK seller for £245 with 30 day return. Still not convinced so called my Respiratory…"
Sep 11
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I am sure they are not, but a lt of people tend to tighten their masks up to tightly. A lot more than they need to to stop leaks, I was no exception at the start, if it leaked, tighten it more, but this was not the answer.  New mask the correct…"
Sep 11
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"I still haven't seen the advert Andy, but lots of people are contacting us about purchasing.  First and foremost, whether with the SoClean or not, it is important to keep our equipment cleaned.  You're doing the right thing…"
Sep 10
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Sep 10
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Oh dear. Looks like I'm in trouble! I have used a CPAP machine for more than 10 years (not the same one) and currently have a Remstar System One SE. Have just seen an advert on TV for the SoClean which got me wondering how often are you…"
Sep 10
Andy Dykes is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Sep 10
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"The only trouble is that both the Amara View and the Dreamwear are too painful to wear. The part of the cushion separating the mouth area from the nose cuts in!! to the base of my nose and partly into my nostrils."
Sep 9
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Good detective work."
Sep 8
Sleep2snore replied to ged's discussion no EPR setting REsmed S8 spirit 2 autoset
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