Question about "urinary urgency"

Hello, sorry in advance if I mess something up because this is my first reddit post. Basically, one day in 8th period I had the sudden urge to go to the bathroom really badly. This is unusual because I never have to go to the bathroom in school. My teacher wouldn't let me go so I tried to hold it but it got so bad that I think I barley even held it in at one point, so I just got up and left. When I went to school the next day, I had a similar feeling but on the bus going to school. It was strange because I had gone to the bathroom only a few minutes before. When I got to school I went to the bathroom but there wasn't any more than a few drops. Then I got the feeling again in first period. Then again in third, and a few more times during the school day. I went from urinating about 4 times a day to urinating 11 or 12 times a day. This is a huge problem during school or longer road trips because I cant always get to a bathroom (and its extremely embarassing to ask my girlfriend to pull over so I can use a gas station bathroom every time we go somewhere). I've gone to the doctor and they tested my urine about 4 or 5 times and said it was fine, then I went to a urologist and he told me I might have an enlarged prostate, which he gave me medicine for. I've been taking the medicine about a month and a half but it hasn't done anything, so I'm not sure thats actually the problem. If anyone has any information that could help, please let me know. I don't want to live my whole life running to the next bathroom.

Any information you might need (feel free to ask any other questions)

1. I'm a 17 year old male

2. I'm a virgin, so it isn't an std or something

3. It seems to happen less while I'm at my house, but I think I might just not notice it as much because I always have a bathroom nearby while at home.

4. The feeling seems to go away/be reduced when I'm standing up

5. The medicines I've been taking are called Flomax, Ciprofloxacin, and oxybutynin (no idea what those mean but maybe a doctor will, idk.)

6. This has been happening for a little bit longer than the past two months

P.S. One of my theories is that maybe when I tried to hold it in the first time I could have broken or messed up something in my penis, but thats a complete guess.

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Go back to the urologist and tell him the medicine is not working.

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Yeah I'm going to but I was hoping maybe someone could give me an idea of what else it could be

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