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Leaks vs pillow size
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(03-12-2015, 12:02 PM)sgearhart Wrote: The leakage and the inner pillow retraction hasn't occurred since I've put o-rings on each pillow base. . . But that's another story.

OK, I am waiting for some out of the box thinker to say they use o-rings in their nose to improve the seal. Big Grin
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(03-12-2015, 03:39 PM)PaytonA Wrote:
(03-12-2015, 12:02 PM)sgearhart Wrote: The leakage and the inner pillow retraction hasn't occurred since I've put o-rings on each pillow base. . . But that's another story.

OK, I am waiting for some out of the box thinker to say they use o-rings in their nose to improve the seal. Big Grin

Now that would be a YouTube moment! Dielaughing
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I used to have this problem when I used the P10, as well as trouble with the headgear.
I started wearing a Nuance and found a much better fit and seal around the nostrils and the head.
I still have leaks but they are from my mouth.
Sleep Tight...
Gabby
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#14
No, just gasket grease -- er, lanolin paste.

Sweet Dreams,

HerbM
Sleep study AHI: 49 RDI: 60 -- APAP 10-11 w/AHI: 1.5 avg for 7-days (up due likely to hip replacement recovery)

"We can all breathe together or we will all suffocate alone."
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(03-13-2015, 05:37 PM)herbm Wrote: No, just gasket grease -- er, lanolin paste.

Who knows, maybe gasket grease -- oops, lanolin paste would give a better seal.

The mask does seem to slide a bit more than it used to. My hair isn't as thick as it used to be and maybe that is also responsible for leaks from mask displacement?
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