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Machine: AirCurve 10 VAUTO
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Amara View
Humidifier: Integrated
CPAP Pressure: 6.2, 15, PS4.0
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Sillicon Valley

Post: #11
RE: any side sleepers with full face mask
edge of the pillow, hang the mask over the side
hand under the edge of the pillow to help tilt the front of my face upwards
for face down I rotate the pillow 45 degrees and under the back of my head and the shoulder away from my face with the mask hanging off the edge
05-19-2016 03:07 PM
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Posts: 39
Joined: May 2015

Machine: ResMed Airsence 10 Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: AirFit F10, Mirage Quatro
Humidifier: Integrated
CPAP Pressure: 6 - 12
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Michigan

Post: #12
RE: any side sleepers with full face mask
Hanging off the pillow works, also I find that turning my head slightly into the pillow. Not enough to block the vents, but means you are slightly laying on the mask. Seems to help.
05-19-2016 08:51 PM
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Joined: Feb 2012

Machine: ResMed AirCurve10 VAuto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: HumidAir and SlimLine Hose
CPAP Pressure: MaxI 13.6 | MinE 5.2 | PS 4.4
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Houston, Texas

Post: #13
RE: any side sleepers with full face mask
You need a pillow that's relatively thick and sturdy, with a small footprint. I like the Papillow. I recommend ordering an extra pillowcase along with.

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05-19-2016 11:18 PM
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Joined: May 2016

Machine: Remstar system one apap
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Simplus
Humidifier: not using it
CPAP Pressure: 12-20
CPAP Software: Not using software

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Sex: Male
Location: adirondacks

Post: #14
RE: any side sleepers with full face mask
so much knowledge thanks so much Tuesday I go to the place that set up my machine I will check out a few different masks and why im in the city ill pick up a cheap laptop and sd card reader
05-20-2016 10:22 AM
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