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CPAP Machine Suddenly Starts Blowing Hard

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jds313 +0 points · over 1 year ago Original Poster

Hello. I've been using a ResMed Air10 for about 6-7 years without issues. Last night, after it had running for about two minutes, it would start to blow much, much harder such that I could not exhale. Ramp time is set to 4, and smartstart is set to 'on'. The normal pressure that I use is around 4, and this increased pressure was around 14. I tried to stop and restart the machine several times, but the same thing happened each time. Has anyone ever had this issue of does anyone know how to fix this?

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Sierra +0 points · over 1 year ago Sleep Patron

The first thing I would do is check your settings to see if they have gotten changed somehow. Here is a link to a manual that gives the technical information on how to access the settings and change them.

AirSense 10 Clinical Manual

If there is nothing obvious the next thing I would do is download OSCAR. Providing you have a PC or Mac and a SD card reader you can download the data from the SD card in your machine if it is an AirSense 10 Elite or AirSense 10 AutoSet. This should give you a lot more information on what it is doing.

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