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swollen meatus

hello i'm a 20 years old boy, and i have this need to pee everytime and it takes about 15-30 seconds to star peing, and the meatus is red and a little swollen. what can that be?
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Hi,
How are you? Urinary frequency and urgency highly suggest urinary tract infection and you may need to have this checked for proper evaluation. A urine test will help confirm the diagnosis. Direct clinical examination will help  rule out urethritis or balanitis,  inflammation of the glans (glands). Drinking plenty of fluids may help. If infection is present, antibiotic management is indicated. Take care and do keep us posted.
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