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CPAP air embolism ?
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mikepn posted:
I use a CACP machine and have developed chest (lung) pains in the morning. After visiting my GP, asthma doc, the sleep disorder facility and the CPAP provider no diagnosis was given. I tried a different compressor thinking that it was giving to much pleasure and the problem went away for a few months but now is coming back. Does anyone know if it is possible that to much pressure from a CPAP machine could cause an air embolism on a minor scale?
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atti_editor responded:
Hi mikepn,

Were you able to find a solution to your CPAP problem? This article might be helpful to you if you are still searching. It outlines different kinds of CPAP machines and the types of air pressure that they use. One of the options might be a better fit for you.

Best wishes,
Atti


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