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[Equipment] CPAP hose question
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awoodby Offline

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Post: #11
RE: CPAP hose question
Conversely I have a huge head and the "for him" one is still super tight, caused sores in my nose in 3 nights I'm only now free of 3 weeks later lol.

"one size fits all" isn't always true.

Definitely try the different pillow sizes too.
04-21-2016 09:18 PM
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Post: #12
RE: CPAP hose question
I wish they made a P10 pillow bigger than large. I'm starting to think the large is too small for my oinker holes.

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04-21-2016 09:52 PM
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palerider Offline

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Post: #13
RE: CPAP hose question
(04-21-2016 09:52 PM)sdb7802 Wrote:  I wish they made a P10 pillow bigger than large. I'm starting to think the large is too small for my oinker holes.

bit of work with some small scissors?
04-22-2016 01:07 AM
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awoodby Offline

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Post: #14
RE: CPAP hose question
@palerider Cut his nose down smaller? That should probably be done by a professional Wink
04-22-2016 12:21 PM
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FrankNichols Offline

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Post: #15
RE: CPAP hose question
Maybe put a clothes pin on your nose to make it smaller?

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04-22-2016 12:38 PM
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