Foreign Object in Esophagus

Patient

Q: My mom had a bone stuck in her esophagus and managed to retch it out. However, she spit out blood along with the bone.

Now her eyes are bloodshot and her face is swollen. I was just wondering how long these symptoms will last and just why they occur. Thank you.

Doctor

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