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I Have Been On Oxygen Therapy For 3 Years. The Past Month Or So The Cannula Tube Has Been Causing Skin Irritation Everywhere It Touches My

I Have Been On Oxygen Therapy For 3 Years. The Past Month Or So The Cannula Tube Has Been Causing Skin Irritation Everywhere It Touches My

Skin. I have changed brand names of cannula with no change. Any ideas as to reason or solution?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Someone on this board ( a guy, but I can't remember his name) suggested a different position for cannula placement when sleeping. I have tried it sometimes when my cannula bugs me at night and it does help. Kind of frees up your face. Rather than snugging up the cannula under your chin, you reposition it to come from behind your head straight to your nose, snugging it at the back of your head. Kind of like a head band. This was it touches less skin and more hair.

also, keep your cannula clean, and change it every 3 or 4 weeks.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Update: Have tried all suggestions with no improvement. Oxygen supplier no help. Hi

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Good ideas. Thank you

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Will be doing that today

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Have you talked to oxygen supplier?

posted almost 3 years ago
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