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Mouth Sores

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HumorousRedVioletBear0005 +0 points · almost 4 years ago Original Poster

Has anyone experienced their gums getting sores due to the pressure of your mask? I use a mask that covers my nose only. I have it set tight enough not to leak air but it’s evidently pressing hard enough on my upper gums to cause sores. I’ve tried using nasal pillows and can’t absolutely stand them. I’ve tried the gel filled masks but they are cumbersome and large. I’m trying not to complain but I’ve used a CPAP for 24 years. So, a novice, I’m not but hopefully this forum can offer suggestions.

Thank you in advance for your suggestions.

Rob Kiser Newnan, Ga

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wiredgeorge +0 points · almost 4 years ago Sleep Enthusiast

Rob, this sort of thing is like asking why a pair of shoes causes blisters on your feet. Try a different mask type. I can only say that i use an Amara View and don't get sores but not sure if it would help you same as my shoes may or may not be right for your feet.

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HumorousRedVioletBear0005 +0 points · almost 4 years ago Original Poster

Very good analogy!!! Thanks!!!

Rob

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sleeptech +0 points · almost 4 years ago Sleep Enthusiast

Exactly which mask are you using?

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