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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I am so sorry for the diagnosis. Yes, high dosages of prednisone can cause muscle wasting but also weakness as well. Depending on the stage of lymphoma there is a concern if this progresses it is related to the lymphoma but it could very well be due to the high dosage of steroids.You can use a towel as a sling to help support him when moving around for now but I would advise discussing with your vet whether this is medication induced or related to the diagnosis. I know this is not something you want to consider but it is a possibilityMy thoughts are with you through this difficult process. Please let me know how else I can assist you both today
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