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Re-testing (don't use CPAP for 7 days)
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Re-testing (don't use CPAP for 7 days)
I've been using a CPAP for about 15 years.  I had HUGE tonsils... and had them removed three months ago (super painful and long recovery, but worth it at this point).  The Dr's think they were causing a large part of my apnea, if not all of it. 

My sleep doctor wants to re-test - but wants me to not use the CPAP for 4-7 days before the test (to "reset the baseline")

I've been retested a few times over the yars and haven't run into this before.  I don't mind trying, but am so used to the device it's hard to sleep without (and yeah, if I don't have apnea any more, I'll need to get used to that).

Has anyone else run into the 7 day thing before re-testing?  Is this legit?

Thanks!
-R
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RE: Re-testing (don't use CPAP for 7 days)
This is a legit requirement but more like 3 days before is sufficient
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