Oh yes, I do shave, including a larger area around the oval tape of the sensor, so I can also put a large Tegaderm 1626W patch (size is 4" x 4.75" or 10cm x 12cm) which keeps the sensor in place given the many showers I take as I practice quite a bit of sport.
I started doing this a few sensors ago to ease the removal process. I don't know if this is just a coincidence but I'm currently on day 29 and haven't had to add any tape. The edges are just now starting to peel.
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