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

Boiling Nasal Pillows
#21
(03-31-2013, 07:57 PM)DocWils Wrote: Not so much rethink the cleaning process as the drying process, non?

Well, I really want to be sure it gets clean deep in the crevices.

Failing that, maybe be sure that I kill off any germs feeding on the residual gunk in there from time to time. I might start doing a quick dip in boiling water.

Improving the drying process would be nice, too. I usually dry the hose on an old CPAP machine, so I may just hook the mask up on the end and blow dry it, too.

I did reject one nasal mask because the flap and the cushion were one piece and there's no good way to clean down in the crevice where they come together. However, I do love my Swift FX mask now.

I don't have a lot of confidence in the cleaning when you soak the parts in soapy water. That seems like a way to just spread the germs around to me.
Get the free SleepyHead software here.
Useful links.
Click here for information on the main alternative to CPAP.
If it's midnight and a DME tells you it's dark outside, go and check it yourself.
Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Problems with AirFit P10 Nasal Pillows (+ResMed AirSense 10) numari 18 6,952 Yesterday, 11:36 AM
Last Post: PaytonA
  Nasal Pillows and Nasal Congestion Melman 14 342 03-18-2017, 11:29 AM
Last Post: Attila
  [Symptoms] FFM Vs. Nasal Pillows. Issues with both! vintshave 7 193 03-15-2017, 05:57 PM
Last Post: Hydrangea
  How often to change P10 pillows Cranberry Ray 13 805 02-10-2017, 03:07 PM
Last Post: dogmuck
  Using nasal pillows with cold sores in nose? sleepytimegal 7 388 01-19-2017, 08:18 PM
Last Post: sleepytimegal
  [Equipment] Advice on transitioning from pillows to FFM? Strat0caster 12 730 12-13-2016, 08:47 PM
Last Post: kwhenrykerr
Question AHI Higher AFter Switch from Nasal Pillows to Full Mask Sleepypokey 8 742 10-26-2016, 03:07 PM
Last Post: Kadenz

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

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

For any more information, please use our contact form.