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Yes, that will be safe. This is often caused by some form of irritation that is causing Sweet Sweeney to continue to chew on this which will not allow it to heal and make it worse. Apply Neosporin to that area and then on top apply a coating of Cortaid or another over the counter cortisone creme and place a bandage on this so Sweeney cannot get to it. Do this for a couple days and this should heal up unless there is a foreign body within the area that will need to be removed. This is unlikely considering the area involved.Does that make sense to you?
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