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Mask leaks
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Mask leaks
I see the topic quite often. I'm using a ResMed AirFit F30. It's always sealed well for me. But, there are times when it does become an issue. 

When that happens, I just put it in a sink full of very hot water and some Dawn dish soap. I tend to forget that a good soaking in hot water tightens the headgear straps up nicely. I'd rather do that than trying to readjust the straps up by hand. 

Besides, after several weeks of use, the straps tend to get a little dirty. I give the mask / headgear a good swishing around and some rough hand massaging. When all is said and done, the headgear comes out looking and smelling like new. 

Oh yeah.....and my mask doesn't leak anymore.  Cool So......if you'e experiencing mask leaks, wash your headgear and see if that helps.
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RE: Mask leaks
Good advice Big Guy!
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RE: Mask leaks
Good suggestion. 

After 6 months my headgear is stretched. And I’ve been replacing my mask, or more recently, changing the headgear and cushion.
DaveL
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I'm just a cpap user like you. I don't give medical advice. I hope to learn from you, and share my experiences with you. 
Seek the advice of a physician before seeking treatment for medical conditions including sleep apnea. Sleep-well

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