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CPAP Travel to High Altitude 
I will be traveling to Macchu Picchu in Peru. the elevation in the city of Cuzco where we will be staying for a few days is about 11,000 feet above sea …

Dry mouth using CPAP full face mask 
I have just started using a resmed quatro fx full face mask. Leaks are not evident but I still wake up with dry mouth . Thank you. Answer It's …

My Husband Snores With His CPAP On! 
My husband still snores..with his cpap on! He refuses to return to the doctor which I have suggested he do. In the meantime neither of us are getting …

Breathing air from CPAP and humidifier that contains mold 
This past weekend when I was going to wash the Reservior container of my humidifier for my CPAP (it's heated type). I found mold growing on the underside …

Face marks from CPAP mask 
My doctor has ordered a detailed sleep study because he says a monitor I wore while sleeping indicated that I stopped breathing 15 times in an hour. …

Puffy Eyes After Using The CPAP Machine 
I have noticed a few times after using the cpap machine that I wake up with puffy eyes. Is there something I can do about this? and why is it happening? …

Is too high CPAP pressure harmful? 
I have been on a bi-pap for 11 years. the pressure has always been high now the Dr is wanting to up the pressure to 22/15. This is due to daytime low …

Snoring with CPAP 
My husband began wearing a mask (using the CPAP machine) soon after our marriage. Despite this, he still made snorting sounds, which grew progressively …

Migraines from CPAP headgear 
My Cpap machine mask has been binding up on the back of my neck at the base of my skull. Due to this I have been waking up at least once a week with …

Snoring with CPAP machine 
Should you snore with cpap machine? I only have had the machine for 3 days. I do have problems with allergy. My husband notices that I still snore …

Sneezing and running nose from CPAP machine use 
I have a very severe problem with my sinuses. Some days I sneeze all day using about 100 kleenex. Other days my nose runs continously. I have been …

Sore on the bridge of the nose from CPAP mask  
I have used a CPAP for 6 years now and in the last 6 months I have had 2 different nose sores. It takes forever to heal and they are so ugly and they …

Central Sleep Apnea and BiPAP Therapy 
I was diagnosed with OSA and have been on CPAP since 2004.In 2006,I underwent a triple-vessel CABG,but,apparently there was no damage to the heart muscles. …

Demineralized Water and CPAP 
I am Bordeaux France and distilled water is hard to come by. Is it ok to use demineralized water? Some say it is unsafe due to possible bacteria …

CPAP Humidifier tank cleaning 
Is it really necessary to drain and clean the humidifier tank daily? I always have leftover distilled water in the tank. Answer At diagnosis, most …

CPAP Mask and claustrophobia 
I have claustrophobia and will be taking my first sleep test with a mask. I'm already starting to panic over this. I can't even stand the covers …

Throat Irritation from CPAP 
I have had my cpap for almost a year and have had to stop using it several times due to a very irritated throat . Is there anything that can be …

Migraine headaches with CPAP 
Will cpap treatment bring on a migraine headache? It seems my migraines come more often when using cpap. Answer It shouldn't exist migraine headaches …

ResMed S9 Elite Stats - How to read your sleep quality report? 
How do I set my ResMed S9 Elite to get my stats (AHI,CSR,OA etc.) on the display? Answer To get access to your sleep stats on ResMed S9 Elite, you …

CPAP Cough 
I am a new user to a CPAP machine, seven weeks now. This past fall I had two bouts of pneumonia, this was just before I began using the CPAP. I was …

Travel with CPAP in South Africa - electrical requirements 
Again I am turning to you for advice on travelling with my CPAP machine (Resmed S9 Autoset with H51). Is there any advice you can offer regarding electrical …

Pulling off the CPAP mask 
My boyfriend wears a full face mask with cpap and has gone through several adjustments of pressure, humidity levels, dry mouth etc... He is pulling off …

CPAP mask for mouth breather? 
For mouth breather what is the best CPAP mask to use? And if I prefer to use the nasal mask will I still get the benefit of cpap? Answer If you …

Cold and congestion with the CPAP 
I am a new user to CPAP (3 weeks!) and so far the therapy is going well. I have a Resmed H5i and S9 with humidifier. Occasionally one or both nostrils …

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CPAP hose rainout 
I have a Resmed cpap with pillow mask. I have had this machine for two years. The last 2 nights there has been water in the hose and it blows into my …

CPAP full face mask fitting issue Not rated yet
I have tried several full face masks and the seal keeps breaking. I have also tried the nasal pillow, but my jaw keeps droping open. I have …

CPAP mask and Halitosis Not rated yet
I have a Respironics cpap unit with a strap that goes over the head and two nasal pillows which put the airflow into my nose. I get serious dry …

What Are the Side Effects of Using the CPAP Machine? Not rated yet
Can you please tell me if there are any problems with using the cpap machine and it giving side effects with the eyes and ears because of the back pressure …

Take off the CPAP nasal pillows in my sleep Not rated yet
I have had great difficulty in fitting for a CPAP mask and am now using nasal pillows. I have much difficulty with getting into a comfortable position …

Sores in nasal passage ways with CPAP mask Not rated yet
I have the RESPIRONICS REMstarPlus M series CPAP machine and wear the full face mask by ResMed. I do not have a humidifier. I develop painful sores within …

My Husband has a CPAP Machine but Doesn't Use It Not rated yet
I am SUPER FRUSTRATED! First the incessant snoring...then the sleep test...the machine. Hooray?! NOPE - he might wear it for 1-2 hours per night. …

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