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Jazzncats
Unread post  Post subject: I'm hard headed but sore headed.  |  Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:51 am

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I'm bacck! I've been a happy CPAP user for months now. Having tried a number of masks, I had settled on the Dream Wear. Believe it or not, since my hair is short the tube coming out of the top grabs it occasionally. Little ouchy... I would like to retain the hair on top of my head. Sometimes I find I have trouble positioning the tube so it won't feel "yanky". Has anyone gotten scalp irritation from this mask? Hard to believe because it seems so perfect. I'm trying to cover the edges of the hose intake with soft fabric; however, I'm considering eventually changing to a nose pillow mask so I, too, can obtain the elephant look. Any suggestions? You all are great, by the way!


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Kittens McTavish
Unread post  Post subject: Re: I'm hard headed but sore headed.  |  Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:17 am
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PAP Mask: F&P Eson 2, Philips Dreamwear
PAP Machine: Philips DreamStation
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I used the elephant mask the first three weeks, then sprung for the Dreamwear, which I LURVE. My poor nose was being torn up by the elephant mask, and if you want to talk about "yanky", try having your mask pulled sideways on your face! I think you'll be disappointed in elephants after being dreamy.

I know I've been disappointed in elephants lately, but that's a discussion best saved for a political forum.

Anyway, I think it would be more helpful for you to cover your hair rather than cover the hose. Maybe one of these guys?

https://smile.amazon.com/Sports-Spandex ... s=skullcap

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TheLankyLefty
Unread post  Post subject: Re: I'm hard headed but sore headed.  |  Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:08 pm
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PAP Mask: Practically tried them all.
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There is a new mask that is coming out that will likely help with this. I'm not sure if I can say the name or not. Hopefully I'll be getting a prototype soon. It's going through the FDA approval from what I understand. I'll certainly keep you posted....via YouTube of course! :)

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