Hi, I'm 18 and have had lupus overlapped with dermatomyositis for 6 years. My usual symptoms are joint and muscle pain, fatigue, and nausea and I am currently taking plaquenil, azathioprine, omeprazole and cyclizine. More recently I've been suffering with what I think is fluid retention - after drinking my stomach gets very swollen and I often find it difficult to urinate until hours after, which can be very uncomfortable. It seems to flare up at times and about a month ago there was a couple of weeks where I was only urinating once or twice a day. Despite finding nothing in my urine sample I was given two sets of antibiotics for a water infection. I don't have swelling in my ankles which I know is a common symptom of water retention, hence why I am skeptical that this is what I am experiencing! Any advice would be appreciated
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