CPAP masks without pro-latex straps

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Rfe777
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CPAP masks without pro-latex straps

Post by Rfe777 » Wed Jul 03, 2024 2:32 pm

Hello everyone

My F&G Evora nasal mask fits perfectly on my face. However, the straps, which are made from pro-latex, cause an allergy reaction on the skin of my scalp - the red marks from it are literally like the shape of the straps when fitted on my head!
Is there a CPAP mask that is made COMPLETELY without pro-latex? Maybe only from silicone?

Thanks,
Rotem

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Re: CPAP masks without pro-latex straps

Post by robysue1 » Wed Jul 03, 2024 3:44 pm

If you do a google search for "latex free cpap masks" you get a lot of hits, mainly from on-line DMEs with lists of masks that the on-line DME says are latex free.

It's too time consuming for me to follow all the links and verify individual masks are latex free.

The obvious candidates to consider are the various SleepWeaver cloth masks. They're made by Circadiance (https://www.circadiance.com/products/)
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Re: CPAP masks without pro-latex straps

Post by LSAT » Fri Jul 05, 2024 7:54 am

Strap covers at padacheek.com

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Re: CPAP masks without pro-latex straps

Post by chunkyfrog » Fri Jul 05, 2024 7:37 pm

What is "pro-latex"?
It is my impression that most headgear is made with Spandex,
which conains NO natural latex, but uses a synthetic urethane polymer.

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