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I've found out that I may have anxiety disorder while I was in NYC.

This sentence is incorrect since it's a specific place so how would I correct it?
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PH,

Here is my 2 cents with this sentence:

When we say: he has found [his true love]/ [out that his wife has been messing around with his best friend], we feel that we have found the facts. In your sentence, you have "may have" which is not proven factual. So I would say "found" should be replaced by "learned". And since the context was "while I was in NYC". This is past tense context which can not be combined with present perfect. So my approach is: I learned that I may have anxiety disorder while I was in NYC .
pleasehelp how would I correct it?
Get rid of the 've.

CJ
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I found out I may have had anxiety disorder, while I was in

CJ, can you tell me why it shouldn't be present perfect here? It sounds strange to me without it. THanks
English 1b3I found out I may have had anxiety disorder, while I was in

CJ, can you tell me why it shouldn't be present perfect here? It sounds strange to me without it. THanks

You changed the original sentence. You added had and a comma. Do you want me to comment further on the original sentence or do you want me to comment on your new version of it?

CJ
I've found out that I may have anxiety disorder while I was in NYC.

Sorry, the original sentence, please.

I thought it should be this:

I found out that I may have had anxiety disorder while I was in NYC.
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1. I've found out that I may have anxiety disorder while I was in NYC.
2. I found out that I may have had anxiety disorder while I was in NYC.

1. Incorrect. Change I've to I. The present perfect is incompatible with the mention of a definite time in the past, such as while I was in NYC. You simply can't use sentences like I have found out about it a week ago. They are ungrammatical.

In this sentence while I was in NYC tells when I found out, not the time of the anxiety disorder. The tense sequence is wrong for the second interpretation.

2. Correct.

In this sentence while I was in NYC may be taken as the time of finding out or as the time of the anxiety disorder.

CJ