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Karen
Unread post  Post subject: Switching to BIPAP, higher pressure, and new mask tomorrow.  |  Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:12 pm

Joined: Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:50 pm
Posts: 20
Location: Buffalo, NY
PAP Mask: Amara ViewFFM, Dreamwear nasal, Brevida nasal cushions, Resmed N20 nasal mask
PAP Machine: Resmed AirCurve 10 VAUTO
Humidifier: Built in humidifier
Pressure Setting: Changing- Right now 10-20/6 BIPAP auto

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Hi Everyone,

I had quite a few snags to say the least when I started CPAP. My profile will be changing tomorrow.

First of all, I did not have the right full face mask or nasal mask. I was sick for well over a month so could not really breathe through my nose and the mask was causing severe eye problems.

I finally CAN breathe through my nose (never could before CPAP use) and I love the Dreamwear cradle also bought a demo of the Brevida nasal pillows which aren't bad at all but you need to use a lot of humidity with.

My new machine will be a Resmed Aircurve 10? My pressure will be changed to 15/5.

Currently my face mask that seemed to work was an Amara View, although quite honestly I try and switch to Dreamwear or ANYTHING other than full face when I can.

The bottom line question is THIS:
Because I have to lay out another 20% and be charged for a 10 month rental before the machine is MINE....I do get another mask or nasal.

Of course I have viewed all of Jason's you tubes..but what do you think? Of course I want to milk them out of a new mask or something pricey because I pay a lot of money for my insurance. Any ideas? Resmed F20 and Resmed airtouch full face masks caused me problems. I like something that sits lower on my nose and doesn't blow air in my eyes...I will be on a higher pressure.


Thanks.


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cindyY
Unread post  Post subject: Re: Switching to BIPAP, higher pressure, and new mask tomorr  |  Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:35 pm

Joined: Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:34 pm
Posts: 410
Location: Southern California
PAP Mask: AirFit P10, Swift FX, Swift FX Nano, Eson2
PAP Machine: Resmed AirCurve 10 VAuto in S mode
Humidifier: Integrated set to 5 @ 81F; ClimateLineAir heated hose
Pressure Setting: IPAP 19 EPAP 15

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Sorry Karen, I've only used the F20s and the Simplus, which blew air in my eyes, but I think did sit a little lower than the F20s.


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Ms.OwLMooN
Unread post  Post subject: Re: Switching to BIPAP, higher pressure, and new mask tomorr  |  Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:32 am

Joined: Mon Dec 28, 2015 3:09 am
Posts: 69
Location: New Jersey
PAP Mask: Resmed Air Fit F20
PAP Machine: Resmed AirCurve 10 VAuto
Humidifier: HumidAir Heated Humidifier
Pressure Setting: Low - 12 High - 25

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Karen wrote:
Hi Everyone,

I had quite a few snags to say the least when I started CPAP. My profile will be changing tomorrow.

First of all, I did not have the right full face mask or nasal mask. I was sick for well over a month so could not really breathe through my nose and the mask was causing severe eye problems.

I finally CAN breathe through my nose (never could before CPAP use) and I love the Dreamwear cradle also bought a demo of the Brevida nasal pillows which aren't bad at all but you need to use a lot of humidity with.

My new machine will be a Resmed Aircurve 10? My pressure will be changed to 15/5.

Currently my face mask that seemed to work was an Amara View, although quite honestly I try and switch to Dreamwear or ANYTHING other than full face when I can.

The bottom line question is THIS:
Because I have to lay out another 20% and be charged for a 10 month rental before the machine is MINE....I do get another mask or nasal.

Of course I have viewed all of Jason's you tubes..but what do you think? Of course I want to milk them out of a new mask or something pricey because I pay a lot of money for my insurance. Any ideas? Resmed F20 and Resmed airtouch full face masks caused me problems. I like something that sits lower on my nose and doesn't blow air in my eyes...I will be on a higher pressure.


Thanks.


I would really like to know this too! To find a full face that also doesn't blow air into my eyes.

I've recently posted that I've fixed the problem of that happening but last night I found that it's not completely working 100 percent.

I wish you luck and hope you do find the right mask for you and I'm going to be checking back often to see what you and everyone else comes up with.


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LSAT
Unread post  Post subject: Re: Switching to BIPAP, higher pressure, and new mask tomorr  |  Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:57 am

Joined: Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:40 am
Posts: 134
Location: WI
PAP Mask: Quattro
PAP Machine: S9 Autoset
Humidifier: H5i
Pressure Setting: 11-15

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Hybrid masks
https://www.cpap.com/cpap-masks/hybrid-cpap-mask.php


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Ms.OwLMooN
Unread post  Post subject: Re: Switching to BIPAP, higher pressure, and new mask tomorr  |  Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:45 am

Joined: Mon Dec 28, 2015 3:09 am
Posts: 69
Location: New Jersey
PAP Mask: Resmed Air Fit F20
PAP Machine: Resmed AirCurve 10 VAuto
Humidifier: HumidAir Heated Humidifier
Pressure Setting: Low - 12 High - 25

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LSAT wrote:


"Thank You" ☺


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