Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

HOSE MOISTURE
#1
I rinse my hose daily. I have notices that even having hung for 12+ there are still small drops of water in the hose. I live in Inland SoCal and the humidity is low where I live. Should I run the CPAP to finish drying the hose?
Post Reply Post Reply
#2
big1dog, do you hang it up after you wash it to let the water run down, also I give mine a quick blow before I put it on, I do even the days I don't wash it as sometimes some stale air can come out first.
Post Reply Post Reply
#3
You could run the machine to finish drying or get some spares
Washing daily is not necessary, once a week is okay, I,m not saying how often wash mine
Post Reply Post Reply


#4
Hi big1dog,
It won't hurt at all to run your machine a bit to finish drying out your hose.
trish6hundred
Post Reply Post Reply
#5
Thanks Everyone...
Post Reply Post Reply
#6
Another member has had good success twirling the hose around over their head to force the water out for a quick dry.
Post Reply Post Reply


#7
(04-09-2014, 03:50 PM)RonWessels Wrote: Another member has had good success twirling the hose around over their head to force the water out for a quick dry.

Detach machine first.
Post Reply Post Reply
#8
When the machine is run with no one attached to it, it does not count toward your compliance hours and it won't mess up your data.

But if you are about to hook yourself to it and run the humidifier, drying it isn't necessary. (seems kinda redundant and a waste of energy to me) If you do not use the humidifier, washing it daily isn't necessary. Once a week or so is all it needs.

(04-09-2014, 06:33 PM)retired_guy Wrote:
(04-09-2014, 03:50 PM)RonWessels Wrote: Another member has had good success twirling the hose around over their head to force the water out for a quick dry.

Detach machine first.

Dang. I was about to go try that. Ruin my fun!

PaulaO2
Apnea Board Moderator
www.ApneaBoard.com


Breathe deeply and count to zen.

INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.




Post Reply Post Reply
#9
(04-09-2014, 06:33 PM)retired_guy Wrote:
(04-09-2014, 03:50 PM)RonWessels Wrote: Another member has had good success twirling the hose around over their head to force the water out for a quick dry.

Detach machine first.

This forum needs a "Like" button!
Post Reply Post Reply




Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Modification to Reduce noise in Dreamstation from hose to mask stephennic 16 2,210 04-18-2017, 08:13 PM
Last Post: midgarden
  Heated Hose --yes or no Matzaball2016 7 347 04-16-2017, 05:34 PM
Last Post: Mosquitobait
  Hose too short for wrap around wishicansleep 12 394 03-24-2017, 08:28 AM
Last Post: Cranberry Ray
  I guess I'm a hose head now... KCFLY 11 379 03-23-2017, 05:43 PM
Last Post: Marillion
  ResMed Hose Cover ppca 12 437 03-18-2017, 10:55 AM
Last Post: ppca
  ClimateLine Hose Cover joelrk35 26 883 03-05-2017, 06:01 PM
Last Post: Beej
  Is There a Lighter more Flexible Hose fro ResMed Airaense 10? Melman 3 326 03-03-2017, 03:45 PM
Last Post: Mosquitobait

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.

For any more information, please use our contact form.