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Are you seeing any visible abnormality in the size of the abdomen?Any pain when you feel it?Any potential for having torn up any toys or ingested something he should not have eaten?Can you share a picture of the wound?
Perhaps the easiest and most prompt approach is going to be scheduling a visit with your vet for an examination and possibly also x-rays. This can help your vet determine if he consumed something which might be causing the firmness in his abdomen. We don't always witness pain, even with full or partial blockages. The firmness and lethargy may be the most strong indicators here. Failing this, feeding a food higher in fiber may help move through ingested items like toys. You can add 1 tsp of pure canned pumpkin to his diet at each meal and see if this helps over 3-5 days. If he worsens, an examination is certainly needed.How long has the wound been present?
I would trim this area back with a pair of human hair clippers, if you have them on hand, and use a small dab of regular Neosporin 2x daily and rub it in well. The area may be a place where he's become irritated, he received a bite from an insect, etc. With time it should heal on it's own.