There is water in my oxygen tubing and cannula. What should I do?

Condensation along the oxygen tubing is due to moisture from the humidifier bottle and temperature difference along your oxygen tubing. It is typically caused when the tube temperature changes between the oxygen concentrator and the nasal cannula. As the tubing goes from one room to the next, touching different floor surfaces or going closer to heating vents, this causes temperature changes that may cause condensation. The humidifier bottle being overfilled is another contributing factor.

Tips to reducing condensation:

- Shortening the length of tubing being used.
- You can bypass the humidifier bottle and hook up tubing directly to your concentrator. This will flush out the condensation.
- Using a Water Trap can make it easier to empty out any condensation.

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