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papperron +0 points · about 1 month ago Original Poster

New to apnea treatment, and new to this forum I’m going through Mask hell, most of my therapy has been fighting with my mask sealing, from searching the web the mask is supposed to be adjusted for comfort. I have 2 mask a Philips Respironics Medium full mask and a Philips-Respironics under nose and over mouth mask and I’m sure I’m a Medium size for the mask. Now how do I get a comfortable fit and block all the noise from the mask? Trying to get ALL the noise stopped, is like having my head in a vise and tightened with a cheater bar. I think I’m over thinking leaks and noise, so last night ( Sd card left in PC ) what a dummy I am, so I have no information to go by, but I started thinking Comfort, so I adjusted the straps to where I was pretty sure if it was leaking so be it (trying for comfort), thinking again, that I would check the results in the morning, did I mention I forgot and left the SD card in the computer, oh well try it again tonight with the SD card in the cpap machine. I want to say with straps tightened for comfort, I feel that noise is normal, and I noticed I feel the constant flow of air which I think should be normal, but the noise has me consumed not knowing if it an internal or external noise. Thanks for reading

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Sierra +0 points · about 1 month ago Sleep Innovater

It sounds like you have the Dreamwear masks where the tubes go up to the top of your head. Some find those masks a bit noisy. I find the ResMed P10 nasal pillow mask quite quiet and comfortable. However the headgear for it is not the greatest. I have since combined the P10 mask with the headgear from a Swift FX mask. The combination works pretty well. Here is a post I made on it.

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papperron +0 points · about 1 month ago Original Poster

Thanks Sierra It’s not the DreamWear mask, I like your conversation mask, neat

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