to thank you guys. i do take decongestant 2x aday for allergys. i have cronic ear infections. had one once that lasted 3 months. we went throuh every medication that we could try. the doc finaly put me on a new med that had just come out and it worked. i think my ears are not responding to the meds again. it has stoped bleading but it hurts so bad. thanks for your input.