Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Rosiebud, Mar 28, 2006.

  1. Rosiebud

    Rosiebud New Member

    I'm getting a CPAP machine tomorrow and have been told I will get a choice of a nose mask or face mask (UK).

    Has anyone experience of them and what do you think is best.

    Much appreciated.

  2. JLH

    JLH New Member

    I have the mask fitting over the nose==no chin strap, though.

    It is a blue gel type, but I just got a new one that is a clear, soft material.

    Make sure that you get one that your insurance will pay for because I think if you get the mask together with the head strap, it costs about $250. At least that is what they bill the insurance company. Hard telling what it REALLY costs!

    Good luck with it!!

  3. painandagony

    painandagony New Member

    My best fit was the mask over the nose. I tried the one with nasal "prongs" or whatever, and it was too uncomfortable for me. totally depends on each person. good luck. i don't mind mine at all, it's almost comforting when i put it on.
  4. Rosiebud

    Rosiebud New Member

    Thanks everyone for your advice, the nose maske will be my choice then.

    I'm glad the cpap seems to be helping you, good luck with it sassy. I've heard you have to persevere.

  5. lovethesun

    lovethesun New Member

    I mix up letters and read things wrong.I read this post a crap machine masks-Had to read it-thought that you might get a little laugh.Linda
    [This Message was Edited on 03/29/2006]

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