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The bloating should go away with time. Many of us experience it in the beginning. The fact you have it with the Autoset is odd, though. Try raising the head of your bed an inch or two. Either the entire headboard or just the mattress.
Are you using the humidifier? If so, sometimes having it turned on too high can have the same effects as not using it at all.
Are you viewing your data? Does it say you have a high leak rate? If you don't, then you aren't mouth breathing at night and a full face mask isn't needed.
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I had a mandibular advancement device and after a few months with it I got severe jaw pain. I am also surprised your doctor advised it for travel purposes. You can take your CPAP along with you on trips and if you find it too bulky there are tiny almost cellphone size cpaps made for travel that probably cost the same if not less than a dental device. CPAP is generally considered more effective than dental devices. I would as your doctor why he advised the dental device for travel when you can easily travel with your cpap.