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Nose getting plugged by pediatric mask
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Nose getting plugged by pediatric mask
We are trialing CPAP for my son. It seems to me that his nose is getting plugged just from wearing a mask ('seems' because I can't get a straight answer from him). We have a Wisp.
Loosening the mask helped somewhat, but not 100% and also introduced massive leaks. I tried the Pixi tonight but it seems to be causing the same problem
What to do?
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RE: Nose getting plugged by pediatric mask
Any mask should not be worn too tightly as the seal relies on the cushion inflating a bit and resting on the nares in the case of a nasal pillows mask. I think you need to look at the fit and consider if a small adult mask might be better. It is hard to judge these things remotely on the internet. Many people feel air is restricted when using a nasal pillow that is too small. The Resmed Airfit P10 for her comes with three nasal pillows, XS, S and M, and that might be a good fit, and is certainly not a complicated mask or headgear.
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RE: Nose getting plugged by pediatric mask
I do agree. When I use too small of the Wisp cushion, I feel like it's blocking my nose from getting enough air. So perhaps try a larger cushion size?
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