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Newbie, first night and sore nasal bridge
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Inky1 Offline

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Machine: ResMed Airsense 10 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Phillips Respironics Amara View
Humidifier: HumidAir Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 6-15cm
CPAP Software: Not using software

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Sex: Male
Location: NC

Post: #11
RE: Newbie, first night and sore nasal bridge
Thanks for all the advice on what to use. I have been using lanolin cream at night and also neosporin during the day. I hope that it clears up fast.

Ghost 1958: who makes the Simplus FFM? I can go online and try to look. Thanks for your help.
02-14-2016 08:17 AM
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Ghost1958 Offline

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Machine: PRS1 Series Sixty Auto Aflex
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Eson
Humidifier: PRS1 with Heated Hose
CPAP Pressure: 10.5 min 16 max
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments: Moderate to Severe SA Obstructive. Rapid O2 desat off the machine.

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Location: KY

Post: #12
RE: Newbie, first night and sore nasal bridge
(02-14-2016 08:17 AM)Inky1 Wrote:  Thanks for all the advice on what to use. I have been using lanolin cream at night and also neosporin during the day. I hope that it clears up fast.

Ghost 1958: who makes the Simplus FFM? I can go online and try to look. Thanks for your help.

Fischer&Peycall. Pretty sure i spelled the last name wrong.
Google Simplus FFM youll see it Sleep-well
02-14-2016 02:33 PM
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Machine: PR DreamStation CPAP Pro
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: AirFit P10 Pillows; Quatro Air FFM
Humidifier: DreamStation Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 10.5 cmH2O; no ramp; no C-Flex
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncorePro

Other Comments: Lung cancer survivor since 11/2004; CPAP since 11/2015

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Location: Van Buren, Arkansas, USA.

Post: #13
RE: Newbie, first night and sore nasal bridge
Hello Inky1.

I had the same problem with my mask the first week. My DME replaced. My original mask with the Philips Resporonics Amara Gel full face mask. It worked wonders. I really like the Gel and will continue using it if I can't adjust to a nasal pillow mask.

Good luck,
pupcamper

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I use FlashPAP to load data from a FlashAir III wifi sd card in my machine to my computer and display it with SleepyHead .
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02-14-2016 07:51 PM
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Inky1 Offline

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Machine: ResMed Airsense 10 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Phillips Respironics Amara View
Humidifier: HumidAir Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 6-15cm
CPAP Software: Not using software

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Sex: Male
Location: NC

Post: #14
RE: Newbie, first night and sore nasal bridge
Thanks pupcamper for the advice. I really like the Mirage Quattro mask, except for the sore on my nose now.

I'm thinking of trying to get a nasal pillow mask and possible chinstrap until it heals up. Like I said its a good mask for me, can mouth breath if I need to. I may see if I can switch to the Amara since nothing rests on the nose.

Any suggestions or thoughts on getting another mask?
02-14-2016 08:29 PM
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Machine: PR DreamStation CPAP Pro
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: AirFit P10 Pillows; Quatro Air FFM
Humidifier: DreamStation Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 10.5 cmH2O; no ramp; no C-Flex
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncorePro

Other Comments: Lung cancer survivor since 11/2004; CPAP since 11/2015

Sex: Male
Location: Van Buren, Arkansas, USA.

Post: #15
RE: Newbie, first night and sore nasal bridge
The Nuance Pro nasal pillow mask I ordered should arrive this week. I started using a Ruby chin strap to stop mouth breathing. My experience with the chin strap has been all positive so I decided to try nasal pillows. I can't wear my glasses while wearing my FFM. Hopefully I can with the Nuance. It relaxes me to read a few pages after going to bed.

"....respiration,—a troublesome practice, but one which custom has rendered necessary to our easy existence...." Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens- 1837

I use FlashPAP to load data from a FlashAir III wifi sd card in my machine to my computer and display it with SleepyHead .
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02-14-2016 09:05 PM
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