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[Diagnosis] swelling about the eyes
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swelling about the eyes
Hi - my first post.

I've been using my cpap machine now for the last 3 months and analyzing the data vigorously with sleepyhead. My AHI is around 5 pressure at 12 with all numbers improving progressively month by month and feeling better and sleeping this has been a life saver, but, within the last 2 weeks I have been experiencing swelling under my eyes never before experienced - some sort of edema. I am otherwise healthy with no allergies etc. Any answers or possible causes related to cpap? This is a real problem. Thanks.
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#2
RE: swelling about the eyes
I wonder if this is relevant for you:

https://www.sleep-apnea-guide.com/swolle...-cpap.html

http://drkisling.com/uncategorized/sleep...-problems/
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RE: swelling about the eyes
I am a newb also, but thanks to the fine folks here at Apnea Board things are working for me too.  BUT some mornings I cannot open my eyes, they are stuck shut, With my fingers I open them and use eye drops and all is well.  So, I think it is the air coming from the exhale of the mask and blowing to the eyes, I have changed the vent to blow downward (hose up over the head instead of down to the chest.)  It is somewhat better this way.  Keep us informed
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RE: swelling about the eyes
the swelling goes away after 30min from getting out of bed.
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