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mask off during the night

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CalmChocolateElephantseal3077 +0 points · over 7 years ago Original Poster

I often wake up with my mask blowing on my forehead. I don't know why and it's really frustrating. I track my usage and I wonder if the time it is blowing against my forehead is included in my usage hours. I have the resmed airsense machine. I'm so frustrated. I'm trying to find out if this machine has an alert.

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BabaG +0 points · over 7 years ago

It might be helpful if you stated the name of your machine and also your mask. Don't know how long you have been on therapy or how many masks you've tried.

Yes, it would be helpful if you contacted you Medical Supply Tech.

Just saying!


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DanM +0 points · over 7 years ago Sleep Enthusiast Support Team

Hello. Some machines have a mask alert feature that can be turned on. I agree with Baba that it would be good to contact your medical supply company and discuss the problem you are having. There may be a problem with mask fit they can assist with. For many people, it takes time to adjust to CPAP. How long have you been using your therapy? On most machines, usage hours includes only the time the machine actually detects breathing. The time the machine is actually running, whether breathing is detected or not, is usually recorded separately (blower hours, machine run time, etc.). Hope this helps!

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