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Yes, you can put gauze over the wound.
But, the wound is going to drain.
So, you will have to change the cause every 8-12 hours.
Otherwise the wound will get too moist and not heal.
It is better to leave it open to the air.
Plus, there is a good chance Tota will remove the gauze and then the stitches.
You can have the cone off when she is under close super vision.
They can do some serious damage to their surgical site in seconds.
I hope this helps.
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