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Hello fellow pinoys,

want to ask if this is true.

a friend of mine has been treated with PTB and is definitely has a scars in his lungs. but when he did his medicals last year his xrays was negative, he told me to drink alpine before medical. how true is this?anyone willing to confirm this theory?


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That makes, like, zero sense. Unless of course someone is suggesting breathing in the milk rather than drinking it. :)

Scars likely lessen over time, and possibly his were no longer of concern to the doctors (or they were, and they cleared him via other methods).

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No truth to that.

Did your friend had his medical at St Luke's too?

yes she did...SLEC also.


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There is absolutely nothing you can do to disguised an illness especially TB. Besides, why would you want to hide something that will KILL you! That doesn't make any sense. I wouldn't want someone to come in contact with me who is trying to CHEAT the system because it can effect my life.


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Hi.. done with my medical last sept 28th and 29th for my immunization.. 3wks before my medical at slec, i drnk a lot of bear brand sterilized milk.. not sure if it did really help me passed my xray, but two weeks before my medical i was sick been coughing so hard and lots of phlegm. I was scared they will see some scars on my lungs. Sooo sterilized milk has been my bestfriend hahaa but, nothings wrong in trying.. good luck on you medical.. and hoping for the best

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Hi.. done with my medical last sept 28th and 29th for my immunization.. 3wks before my medical at slec, i drnk a lot of bear brand sterilized milk.. not sure if it did really help me passed my xray, but two weeks before my medical i was sick been coughing so hard and lots of phlegm. I was scared they will see some scars on my lungs. Sooo sterilized milk has been my bestfriend hahaa but, nothings wrong in trying.. good luck on you medical.. and hoping for the best

lol..thats wonderful. thank you. no harm in trying then ;D


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it is an old wives tale very popular to OFW and Filipino Seafarer where passing the medical exam is needed for them to be issued fit to work papers. They believe that drinking sterilized milk the day of your medical test will make your lungs look white and clean. LOL.

But no harm in trying, milk is good for your health, just be careful in you are lactose intolerance tho.

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it is an old wives tale very popular to OFW and Filipino Seafarer where passing the medical exam is needed for them to be issued fit to work papers. They believe that drinking sterilized milk the day of your medical test will make your lungs look white and clean. LOL.

But no harm in trying, milk is good for your health, just be careful in you are lactose intolerance tho.

nahh I dn't have any lactose intolerance.. thanks :D


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Petition sent to NVC: May 13, 2016


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NVC Received Petition: June 3, 2016


Case number and Invoice number Assigned: June 5, 2016


IV Fee Invoiced: June 8, 2016


Pay IV Fee : June 10, 2016


IV Fee appeared as PAID: June 13, 2016


DS-260 (IV application) completed: June 16, 2016


Sent civil documents: June 20, 2016


Scan date: June 22, 2016


Case complete: October 7, 2016


Interview date: November 16, 2016


VISA APPROVED. status changed to ISSUED :)

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Hello fellow pinoys,

want to ask if this is true.

a friend of mine has been treated with PTB and is definitely has a scars in his lungs. but when he did his medicals last year his xrays was negative, he told me to drink alpine before medical. how true is this?anyone willing to confirm this theory?

Old wives tale ... about as effective as drinking from the other side of the glass. ;)


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There is absolutely nothing you can do to disguised an illness especially TB. Besides, why would you want to hide something that will KILL you! That doesn't make any sense. I wouldn't want someone to come in contact with me who is trying to CHEAT the system because it can effect my life.

I find the entire premise behind this distasteful as well. An immigrant coming in with TB and possibly spreading to to my family and maybe even killing a child? Disgusting.

How could someone even think this was ok?


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i don't have a TB but false positive result seen in xray results has been very alarming. like if there is a false positive unsusualities in your xray then you will udnergo a sputum c/s and that alone will delay you for months and the result is as always, 95% of the time is negative. :)


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USCIS Process:


Sent I-140: March 28 2016


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RFE received: April 6, 2016


Responded to RFE: April 18, 2016


USCIS approval: April 28, 2016 (28 days approval)


Petition sent to NVC: May 13, 2016


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NVC Process:



NVC Received Petition: June 3, 2016


Case number and Invoice number Assigned: June 5, 2016


IV Fee Invoiced: June 8, 2016


Pay IV Fee : June 10, 2016


IV Fee appeared as PAID: June 13, 2016


DS-260 (IV application) completed: June 16, 2016


Sent civil documents: June 20, 2016


Scan date: June 22, 2016


Case complete: October 7, 2016


Interview date: November 16, 2016


VISA APPROVED. status changed to ISSUED :)

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Sounds magic, where can you get it in the US?


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