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A 26-year-old male asked:

26 year old male, constant urge to urinate even if i already have urinated and dont need to. i can feel the urge from the top of my penis. is this urethra irritation perhaps? im not sexually active so it cant be std?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
How long have you been “not sexually active”? If never (including no oral sex) then of course an STD isn’t possible. Also, STDs rarely cause urinary urgency and frequency as the only symptoms. Non-STD urinary tract infections are uncommon in men your age, but possible; or maybe an anatomic urethral problem. See a doctor, ideally a urologist.
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Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
At your age your prostate is unlikely to be enlarged, so you may be drinking large amounts of liquids. Are you on any medications? Best you should see a UROLOGIST for exam and treatment.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
It could be from any condition of the bladder or prostate- usually an infection and not an STD. Pl see a Urologist soon.
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