Your mask has to have a built in leakage to prevent CO2 build up. It should be so designed that the intentional leakage won't bother you. A mask that blows air in your face is one to take back and try another.
I am neither a Doctor, nor any other kind of medical professional.
Actually you know, it is what it isn't.
Determine where the leaks are coming from. Are they coming from the vents in the front? If so, that is expected and is not a problem (except for you). If the leaks are coming from the edge of the mask, then it is a problem. However, unless the leak is greater than the machine can compensate for, it will not be reported.
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04-24-2016, 04:24 PM
(This post was last modified: 04-24-2016, 04:25 PM by MrEGuy.)
"Dreamstation only reports major leaks."
Good to know thanks.
"Have you requested the Clinicians manual for the DreamStation?"
Thanks for that. Not yet, as this is a rented machine my spidey sense is telling me to leave it alone. Different story when my wife gets her own.
"Download Sleepyhead software and you will be able to see the leak rate and a host of other information."
I am going to make a copy of the SD card before we return the machine and take a look at all that stuff.
“It should be so designed that the intentional leakage won't bother you." Yes the intentional leakage is not a concern. At this point in time it looks like she just had a bad night. I am noticing she is getting small leaks more often but not as bad as the night before I started this thread.
pupcamper, Thanks. Despite my comment above I think I might double check that that one has been set.
Thanks everyone for your help :-)