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hemorrhoid treatment in newborn

hi, my baby is 13 days today and was born with a hemorrhoid. the doctor said it would go away on its on but i was wondering if there's anything i can do, since its been 13 days. thanks
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replied October 2nd, 2009
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If you have the advice of a doctor, then it's probably best to still wait and see. If it seems to be bothering the baby, then you can ask a nurse or pharmacist or your doctor what he would recommend to reduce the discomfort.

If it stays around for a long time, I would have him re-checked to make sure what your baby is experiencing is just a normal case of hemorrhoids.
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