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First night on CPAP
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Shastzi Offline

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Joined: Dec 2012

Machine: ResMed S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: FitLife Total face mask
Humidifier: F&P HC150 with Hybernite heated hose.
CPAP Pressure: 15cm-20cm H2O (auto)
CPAP Software: SleepyHead Other Software

Other Comments: CMS50-F wearable Oximeter; Software: SPO2 Assistant

Sex: Undisclosed
Location: Florida, USA.

Post: #11
RE: First night on CPAP
I used a lot of those little square bandaids for the first few months. Then my nose got tougher and stopped getting sore spots.

Hang in there, your doing great!


"With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable." - Thomas Foxwell Buxton

06-13-2013 02:16 PM
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Posts: 5
Joined: May 2013

Machine: ResMed S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Swift FX
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 8
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: ohio

Post: #12
RE: First night on CPAP
Well the last two nights were much better than the first several nights with the nasal mask. My AHI is a little under 5.0 @ 4.6. My wife says I'm still snoring a bit. I think I really have to work on keeping my mouth shut. My leak information is 10.8 for median, 28.8 for 95th percentile, and 34.8 for a max this was across 7 hours. The previous night the max was 22.8. So I am all over the place. This is going to take a whole lot of time to get it right on breathing through the nose getting the mask/pillows to seal properly, I can see that now. My allergies can get pretty bad so sooner or later I think I'm going to have to find a full mask that works for me. For now I work with the pillows and concentrate keep my mouth shut.
06-14-2013 07:27 PM
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