Sharp pain in shoulder. maybe broken.

Patient : I have had trouble with my left shoulder for a couple of years. I could hear bones cracking when i moved my arm in certain ways and my shoulder has simply felt weak for the last couple years. Today i woke up with a lot of pain in my shoulder and i cant move my arm much without causing high levels of pain in my shoulder. I would like to know if it is possible that i had a mild fracture this whole time and i pushed it over the edge somehow? Or perhaps it is something else? It does not feel like muscle pain. Please let me know what you think
Symptoms:  Sharp pain in shoulder. Inability to put my arm through its full range of motion. Sounds of cracking in shoulder when moving
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