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My husband has been using a cpap for15 years. Sometimes he makes a huge swooshing sound in the night. Is this normal?

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Dr. Mouhammed Rihawi
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Not sure what you mean , likely leak throw the mouth or inadequate pressure , need to check the machine out.

In brief: No

Not sure what you mean , likely leak throw the mouth or inadequate pressure , need to check the machine out.
Dr. Mouhammed Rihawi
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Leak

The most common cause for this type of sound is an airleak from his mask interface.
Friction against his pillow may be causing the mask to become loose. Try refitting his mask or obtain a specialty contoured pillow called a CPAP pillow.

In brief: Leak

The most common cause for this type of sound is an airleak from his mask interface.
Friction against his pillow may be causing the mask to become loose. Try refitting his mask or obtain a specialty contoured pillow called a CPAP pillow.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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