Painful Knee Cracking

Patient

Q: I broke my left knee cap about seven years ago. I haven't had any problems except my knee continuously cracks when i straighten and un-straighten my leg. These are painful cracks which makes me nervous. I can still run and walk, but squatting is nearly unbearable due to the pain. What could this be? Please help.

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