3. Use Mask Liners If Needed
This applies only to the people who are allergic tosilicone. Most CPAP Machine Masksare made from silicone in order to fit perfectly to the skin. But, some peopleare allergic to silicone. If you are one of them, you will have to eliminatethis issue.
Use nasal or/and full-mask liners. These are basicallyspecial pieces of cloth that go between the mask and the skin and create abarrier. As such the mask will fit perfectly to your face but it won’t actuallytouch your skin.
There are countless options of this kind and there aremultiple variations available on the market. Before ordering one you shouldmake sure that it is compatible with your mask and fits you nicely to the overallmask design. Additionally, you should choose between nasal mask liners and fullface mask liners. They are suitable according to the mask type you are wearing.
4. Your Mask Must be Clean All the Time
Some of you may know already that cleaning a mask ismandatory. It is actually extremely important factor that all healthcareproviders recommend to the patients. If you clean the mask, you will remove thebacteria, germs and so much more harmful ingredients you do not want on yourface. If you do not clean them, they will come in contact with your skin andirritate it!
The best cleaner on the market today is Prime Clean. It is asmall electric gadget that uses ozone to kill 99.9% of bacteria and germs. Itis extremely effective and it has been recommended by countless doctors andspecialists. It is also very easy to use. All you have to do is to connect itto the hose (not the CPAP machine) and let it for 40 minutes to complete itsmission. Once done, the ozone will be transferred into the oxygen and you willhave a perfectly clean machine.
5. You May Have to Replace the Mask
If the mask is too old and it lost its properties and theability to prevent air leaks, you will need a new one. The situation is thesame if you notice cracks or tiny damages to the construction. Replace it witha brand new that has the same or more suitable size and you will be fine.