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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Hi. I am a 55-year-old male using a CPAP machine;

Hi. I am a 55-year-old male using a CPAP machine; the other night I woke up with a burning sensation in my lungs kind of like what I imagine inhaling fiberglass would be like. I spent about six minutes trying to breathe through it but the sensation with not stop. I discontinued using my machine that night but have used it since I’ve not had the same problem.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018
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