03-13-2015, 09:13 PM
(This post was last modified: 03-13-2015, 09:16 PM by weeble.)
Nope, no change in routine or soaps! However, I've just purchased some mask liners online (never knew you could get them) Thanks OpalRose and truetopath for the suggestion. If they don't work, I will talk to the doc. Oh an OpalRose, I can't use pillows - long story but they are a no go for me.
Great to hear from you again.
Hopefully, the liners work for you. If you find that they don't, you might look into the cloth masks by Sercadiance called the SleepWeaver.
I'm sorry to hear that you have been ill for quite a while but,Good to hear you are getting better.
Much success to you as you continue and fine tune your CPAP therapy, good luck with solving your mask problem.
Thanks Trish6Hundred - I will look in to those too...not available in Australia though - but am sure the liners will help.
Mask liners can be made at home, if you are so inclined and have enough energy. Old t-shirts work well. Use the new mask liners as the pattern (template), cut the old t-shirts and use.
To help stop the skin irritation I find that beeswax products work well; the lip balm made by Burt's Bees works for me. I tried lanolin and that did not work for me at all. Your experience may differ.
Evpraxia in the Pacific Northwest USA
Diagnosed: 44 AHI when supine, O2 down to 82%
Treated since 20 Sept 2014:: 0.7 AHI, Settings 7-15, EPR on Full Time at Level 3
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