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Or maybe not. It's up to you.
Keeping your nasal mask and adding a chinstrap should be tried before switching to a full face mask or hybrid mask. If the chinstrap keeps your mouth from falling open, and that stops the mouth-leaking like it does for lots of us, then you'll have less chance for a leak than you would with a ffm or hybrid. And you're more comfortable especially if you are a side or stomach sleeper like me.
I would hate it if I had to give up my nasal pillows because of mouth-leaking.
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Hi Realtor 1
Unlike F&P ... ResMed tell us that unintentional leak above 24 L/m can affect the accuracy of data and sleep quality
your machine F&P Premo is fixed pressure machine, pressure set at 8, Escape CPAP air thru mask or/and mouth (instead of keeping airways open) would reduce the effectiveness of the treatment
Some like SensAwake but others find it annoying as pressure drop when machine sense you,re awake
Have you tried saline nasal/sinus rinse, I use Nelimed or Flo (Aussie brand). Do you have Thermosmart, provide better humidity and reduce rainout
Its essential to keep mouth closed using nasal/pillows masks, chinstrap can help keep mouth closed and minimize mouth leaks also full face mask is worth consider as allows you to breath thru nose or mouth
I have found with some full face masks when I open my mouth ( yawn) I move the mask enough to cause leaks and may need to adjust the mask after I close my mouth. The bottom of one mask would wind up in my mouth, like a bit in a houses mouth.
I am also a side sleeper and do not like most FFMs I have tried.