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Nasal bridge infection - sleep iq gel nasal mask
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whodi Offline

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Machine: Respironics REMstar Auto M Series with Aflex
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: SleepNet IQ Gel Mask
Humidifier: none
CPAP Pressure: Auto-CPAP
CPAP Software: Not using software

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Post: #11
RE: Nasal bridge infection - sleep iq gel nasal mask
I used the surgical mefix cloth tape when i slepth, and also 10% hydrogen peroxide cream and alcohol to clear it up. still a bit red but much smaller area (and no more pain) going to wait for it to clear up before I try the mask again without the mefix tape and report back. Thanks for the help
12-23-2012 10:11 PM
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PaulaO2 Offline
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Machine: S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 14-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Type; chronic sarcasm

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Post: #12
RE: Nasal bridge infection - sleep iq gel nasal mask
You are still using your machine, right? Just using this tape until it heals?

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12-23-2012 11:10 PM
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whodi Offline

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Posts: 19
Joined: Dec 2012

Machine: Respironics REMstar Auto M Series with Aflex
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: SleepNet IQ Gel Mask
Humidifier: none
CPAP Pressure: Auto-CPAP
CPAP Software: Not using software

Other Comments:

Sex: Male
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Post: #13
RE: Nasal bridge infection - sleep iq gel nasal mask
correct, using the machine with no problems.
12-24-2012 01:55 PM
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PaulaO2 Offline
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Posts: 8,065
Joined: Feb 2012

Machine: S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 14-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Type; chronic sarcasm

Sex: Undisclosed
Location: western NC, USA

Post: #14
RE: Nasal bridge infection - sleep iq gel nasal mask
Good. Hope it works for you. Please update us on your progress (or the lack thereof).

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12-24-2012 04:49 PM
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whodi Offline

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Posts: 19
Joined: Dec 2012

Machine: Respironics REMstar Auto M Series with Aflex
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: SleepNet IQ Gel Mask
Humidifier: none
CPAP Pressure: Auto-CPAP
CPAP Software: Not using software

Other Comments:

Sex: Male
Location:

Post: #15
RE: Nasal bridge infection - sleep iq gel nasal mask
Nasal bridge is completely healed up. I'm using the mask with no tape (mask to skin contact) and having no issues. I've since adjusted my straps, loosened everything up and then tightened the bottom two straps that go around my jaw to the back of the harness. I am experiencing no leaks no matter how I turn, and having the best sleep of my life. I'm using baby wipes on the mask and washing my face with Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser (normal to oily skin version). I think my issues were A). Too much pressure the first night. B). Did not wash the mask the first time I took it out of the package. I recommend always washing a new mask when you take it out of the package.
12-26-2012 09:55 AM
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Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet for Her
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Fisher & Paykel Simplus
Humidifier: H5i Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 10 - 7-20 Cm H2O
CPAP Software: Not using software

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Location: Missouri, USA

Post: #16
RE: Nasal bridge infection - sleep iq gel nasal mask
Hi whodi,
Oh yeah, it's always good to wash a new mask before you use it.
Glad to hear that your nasak bridge has healed and that you are getting much better sleep once you got things adjusted.
CONTINUED SUCCESS!

trish6hundred
12-26-2012 05:02 PM
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