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Why is my shoulder turning black and blue?

I have been diagnosed with a right should contusion after a skateboarding accident two days ago and have been constantly using it due to duties and things that need be done. it is swelling more and more but I need to continue using it. it is beginning to turn black and blue as well as red, my right shoulder is also significantly lower than my left. what do I do from here.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016
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hi
Hope this msg finds u in good health.
i have gone through your complaints and under stand your concern.
i feel u might have injured ur bone or soft tissues that might be causing bruising.
i suggest u get an xray and mri done to rule out any sort of injury.
nothing to worry about.
hope your question has been answered.if u have any follow up queries, feel free to consult me anytime thanks .
Take care god bless
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