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Are CPAP masks uncomfortable?

CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) masks can be uncomfortable. There are several types of masks available for use with CPAP machines. People are fitted with a mask of their choosing when the machine is set up, but if they discover that the mask is uncomfortable, they can return to the doctor's office to discuss alternatives.

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