My daugher complained of burning while urinating. I think it was because at camp she was holding her urine all day.
I took her the next day for a urinalysis. It was neagative with slight dehydration noted. The next day my daughter symptoms vanished, no burning. She never had cloudy or smelly urine. It was always clear urine.
However, the culture grew E. Coli 10,000 count. He said it was sensitive to Bactrim antibiotic which he prescribed.
The doctor asked how her symptoms were since it had been several days to get the culture results because of the weekend. I told him her symptoms were gone. He said it was possible she flushed the bacteria out. Why does she need the antibiotic then?
It has been a week now with no further complaints or symptoms. However, he did prescibe her Bactrim which I have not given her yet. I am nervous to give it to her because she has no sysmptoms and seems better for a week now. I hate to give antibiotics when not needed.
What would you suggest? Is it safe to wait it out since she has no symptoms or fever?