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[Equipment] Dreamwear mask irritation on nose septum
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Dreamwear mask irritation on nose septum
Getting major irritation of nose septum from new Dreamwear mask, now raw skin. Anyone have a solution?
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RE: Dreamwear mask irritation on nose septum
I fixed that by switching to the ResMed N30i. That might work if you are using the DreamWear nasal cushion.

If it’s from the DreamWear full face mask, you could try switching to the ResMed F30 which is a similar style.

Can you try a different size cushion or loosen straps a bit?
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RE: Dreamwear mask irritation on nose septum
I'm a practitioner of switching masks for a few days to relieve pressure point irritation. That plus a tiny dab of Lansinoh to the columella-philtral angle works wonders.

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RE: Dreamwear mask irritation on nose septum
Lansinoh did the trick for me. It's a common treatment for cracked nipples so would work well in this situation.
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RE: Dreamwear mask irritation on nose septum
(08-13-2019, 05:18 PM)Dean Harman Wrote: Getting major irritation of nose septum from new Dreamwear mask, now raw skin. Anyone have a solution?

I've cut out the part of silicone in mine, it actually seals better now.
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RE: Dreamwear mask irritation on nose septum
I had the exact same problem. I really wanted the DreamWear to work, but by the second day that area of the nose and upper lip was red and sore to the touch.

I went the N30i route ... and ultimately the P30i.
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RE: Dreamwear mask irritation on nose septum
(08-14-2019, 02:56 AM)holden4th Wrote: Lansinoh did the trick for me. It's a common treatment for cracked nipples so would work well in this situation.

Another vote for Lansinoh! like
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