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Poll: What have you done to deal with mouth leak?
This poll is closed.
Chin Strap
52.17%
12 52.17%
Tape
4.35%
1 4.35%
Both Strap & Tape
4.35%
1 4.35%
Changed masks
17.39%
4 17.39%
Changed sleeping position
8.70%
2 8.70%
Other
13.04%
3 13.04%
Total 23 vote(s) 100%
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What have you done to deal with mouth leak?
#11
Started with Swift FX nasal pillows but was getting excessive leaks out of my mouth. Tried a chin strap but my lips would still open and result in leaks. Switched to full face mask and that has done the trick for me.
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#12
I use the velcro chin strap lincare sent home with me, but honestly, I still have to mentally keep my mouth close or air can still get thru. I am not sure what the solution is. I really dont want to go to a full mask.

(04-14-2012, 10:14 PM)zonk Wrote: Mouth leak reduces the effect of CPAP therapy and disrupts sleep architecture.
So what have you done to deal with mouth leak?

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