Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

Air swallowing in throat
#1
Air swallowing in throat
Hi guys (and girls),

I couldn't seem to find a thread on this specific question, but I apologize if it's been addressed before.

I recently turned up my pressure to 9 to see if it would decrease my events and my AHI is now at 0.9, whereas it was closer to 3 prior to this increase.  Over the past few nights, I've noticed that air has been "collecting" in the back of my throat.  I have to wake up to clear it, and it seems to occur more and more often each night.  Has anyone had this happen to them?  Is my pressure now too high?

Thanks!
Post Reply Post Reply






Donate to Apnea Board  
#2
RE: Air swallowing in throat
If your air is under pressure either your mask vents need cleaning or sealed off by your pillow or you have a obstruction apnea occurring that has sealed off your throat passage possibly. If you are using EPR it would give a pressure drop on one side of obstruction before passage closed but if the lower pressure is on the lung side it would feel under pressure possibly. Need a Oscar chart to see what happened possibly.(I'm guessing or trying to figure what could give a pressure differential to wake a person up(chin tucking?).
Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Difference between dry mouth and dry nose and throat? Rcgop 3 176 11-17-2020, 08:04 AM
Last Post: Rcgop
  OSCAR results seem to say I'm doing ok - so why do I wake up with a sore throat... Burra 12 394 11-09-2020, 09:12 AM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  Sore throat/cough with humidifier Davidacarrick 5 234 08-29-2020, 05:34 PM
Last Post: Davidacarrick
  Irritated lungs/chest/throat Davidacarrick 5 223 07-31-2020, 05:45 AM
Last Post: ardenum
  Throat catching on inhale? Awake or asleep tiredguy1 4 268 06-20-2020, 06:35 PM
Last Post: optimalsleep
Sad Still swallowing air Drexette 0 207 03-07-2020, 10:07 PM
Last Post: Drexette
  Help - changed mask from full-face to nasal - dry throat spioch 10 701 02-13-2020, 10:17 AM
Last Post: OpalRose


New Posts   Today's Posts






About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.