Ivan101 wrote:Do you need a prescription for Lansinoh? Where do you get it?
Nope, no prescription is needed. But---the real purpose of Lansinoh is to soothe and prevent the dry, cracked nipples that often accompany breast feeding. So it's found with the BABY supplies--things like bottles, formula, diaper rash creams, and so forth. Comes in a SMALL purple box---so it can be easy to miss if you're not actively looking for it. And there are a few stores that carry a generic brand. A tiny bit goes a long way in soothing the nostrils. And for some people, the tackiness of it helps get a better seal with nasal pillows.
As to the problem of sore front teeth. Yes, the problem could be tongue thrusting. Or bruxism. Or both. But wearing the mask too tight will likely aggravate both of those problems. Hence, start by consciously loosening the back
strap of the mask since that's the one that is likely pulling the pillows down and into putting pressure on your upper lip and upper teeth. If the mask feels too unstable after loosening that back strap, you might want to ever so slightly tighten the upper
strap on the mask since that strap helps pull the pillows UP onto the nostrils. But be very careful to not OVER TIGHTEN that upper strap: An overtight upper strap can pull the pillows INTO the nostrils, which is as uncomfortable as it sounds.
And although you are not using the Swift FX, many of Janknit's fitting tips for the FX will likely apply to your mask as well. You can find them at http://maskarrayed.wordpress.com/swift- ... ing-guide/
Best of luck