CPAP Troubleshooting Questions

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What to do if My Nose Becomes Sore from Using a Nasal Pillows System?
Scott Ridl Oct 13, 2016

It is important to use the correct size of pillow and humidification. Nasal pillows should have a secure fit, and ones too large will cause irritation....

What If My Pressure Seems too High?
Scott Ridl Oct 13, 2016

If you are a first time CPAP user it is normal to experience this sensation. Give it 1 to 2 weeks for you to adjust to the pressure. If you still feel your pressure is too high, contact your oxygen provider or physician before making any adjustments. Be patient with yourself, as you adjust to you......

What happens if I wake up and my CPAP mask has been pulled off?
Scott Ridl Oct 13, 2016

This is a common problem with new CPAP users. Once you adjust to having wearing a CPAP mask while you sleep, this will become less of a problem. If you are still experiencing problems after 2 to 4 weeks of consistent use, please contact our CPAP experts for help at 1-877-774-9271.

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What happens if I become very bloated while using CPAP therapy?
Scott Ridl Oct 13, 2016

Gastric distention is an abnormal amount of gas build up (excess air in the stomach), caused by swallowing air during your treatment. This may cause a feeling of nausea during and after therapy. If you are experiencing this condition, please contact your physician.

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Are CPAP machines FAA approved?
Scott Ridl Oct 13, 2016

Yes! You are permitted to carry-on your CPAP unit and it will not count toward the maximum 2 bag allowance (at least on domestic flights). We recommend carrying a copy of the TSA ruling letters, and a copy of your doctor's prescription. We recommend visiting http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel......

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