air coming out thru left ear??

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air coming out thru left ear??

Postby gldnrm01 » Mon May 25, 2009 10:15 am

Not sure what to think. The CPAP hasn't been that pleasant the past month or so....sinuses, etc. Last night i thought i heard some air passing thru my ear canal. When i put my hand next to my ear sure enough i could feel the air coming out. i turned the machine off and am unsure what to make of this or what to do. Is this normal?
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Postby Indian Joe » Mon May 25, 2009 1:28 pm

Definitely not normal...Call your cpap people as soon as possible
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Postby Vicki » Mon May 25, 2009 3:23 pm

gldnrm01,

Call your sleep doctor immediately. The only way air can come out of your ear is if you have a ruptured ear drum. Is it possible that you are feeling a leak coming out the side of your mask?

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Postby CrohnieToo » Mon May 25, 2009 7:52 pm

This lends a new meaning to the term "air head"! By all means, do let us know what your sleep team has to say. Meanwhile, I don't think I'd use your CPAP tonight if I were you. Good luck!!!!
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Postby gldnrm01 » Mon May 25, 2009 9:57 pm

i don't wear a mask (nasal pillow) and could definatley feel some air coming out of the ear.
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