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Nasal Pillow Irritating Nose
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OpalRose Offline


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Joined: Nov 2014

Machine: PR System One REMstar Auto 560 with A Flex
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: AirFit P10 For Her
Humidifier: REMStar heated humidifier with heated hose
CPAP Pressure: Auto Cpap 10-13 AFLEX 1
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments: Started CPAP Therapy October 23, 2014

Sex: Female
Location: Northeast Ohio, USA

Post: #11
RE: Nasal Pillow Irritating Nose
I use the Lanolin Cream and sometimes switch off and use the Ayr gel.

The other night, woke up with my eyes bothering me, so thought I'd use eye ointment before going back to bed.....grabbed what I thought was eye ointment, but was Ayr gel and put it in my eyes. Sad

Luckily, it didn't burn, just felt cool. That's what I get for doing things in the dark.

08-14-2016 03:22 PM
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OMyMyOHellYes Offline

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Posts: 912
Joined: Mar 2013

Machine: Respironics 560 Auto
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Mirage FX
Humidifier: Respironics System One (no heated hose)
CPAP Pressure: 08.0-15.0 cm/H2O
CPAP Software: EncoreBasic

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Sex: Male
Location: Texas

Post: #12
RE: Nasal Pillow Irritating Nose
I am having the same issue with the P10. Never thought I would like booger hole plug masks and after using one for a couple of weeks, I am beginning to suspect I will retire back to nasal mask after healing up from surgery that is scheduled next week (MOHS surgery right at the edge of my nose and eyelid where the nasal mask cushion rides). Meanwhile, I said "screw it" and went back to the Swift FX nasal mask that I have used very successfully for a few years now.

I started wit the L size Booger Hole Plug interface, but that was not really comfortable. Then I switched back to the M size and it was a little better, but by morning, my nose still hurt. I had been on the S size Booger Hole Plugs for about 4 nights, and they have resolved about 50-60% off the discomfort issue.

08-14-2016 10:30 PM
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icyura10 Offline

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Posts: 197
Joined: May 2016

Machine: RESMED AirCurve 10 VAUTO
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Phillips Respironiscs DreamWear under the nose nasal ma
Humidifier: INCLUDED
CPAP Pressure: IPAP (20); EPAP (12); PS (8)
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in!

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Post: #13
RE: Nasal Pillow Irritating Nose

You mean your supposed to put the P-10's in your nose???

I kept trying to put them in my eyes like binoculars!

No wonder my vision didn't improve! Humpfffff...

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08-14-2016 10:57 PM
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