I had an inguinal hernia in my lower right abdomen area about 10 years ago. Things have gone good since the surgery (laproscopic) until about 2 weeks ago. I felt like I had a slight pull in that area while doing logging wood.( This has happened several times over the last ten years with no diverse side effects after a days rest). After a day or two it seemed fine. A week passed and my belly button had fairly high acute pain and my abdomen seemed slightly swollen. Now it has been two weeks and the pain is now back in the area of my old hernia. My question is: could I have irritated my old hernia with blowing it out? Sort of weird how there was only pain in the belly button area for a week. Any thoughts?