Stomach Problems but only on plane and 2/3 days into holiday

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The following happens every year without fail and im seriously thinking of giving up holidays as i cannot cope with the pain

I am a 54 year old male taking Lanzaprazole (lowest dose) and citralprom (lowest dose). Ive had gall bladder removed

In the UK I do get a lot of gas but I am comfortable as I can fart a lot (especially in the mornings) which releases the gas 

However when i go abroad on a plane i do get gas on the plane which is expected as I cannot seem to fart but not painful so I can cope with this

If we land say dinnertime im ok if i eat lunch and dinner, again got gas and cannot fart but not painful but uncomfortable

However my problems start always after breakfast after first night. i get really bad stomach pains probably due to not farting. I am constantly burping / belching being sick. I just want to curl up and die. I go to the toilet as normal

This happens again at Lunch and then at dinner it eases off a bit. I am now beginning to do little farts . Next day gets easier etc

I am at the stage now where I am getting stressed even before the holiday about eating so was wondering if this was a trigger and maybe get something from the doctor to calm me down. Ive just got back on the latest holiday to Greece and i was too scared to eat and drink on plane as i knew i was going to end up with stomach ache

Coming home on plane im ok as i am back to farting and sneaking them out lol

Im sure if i could just fart like i do when at home i would be ok but for the last 10 years ive tried everything, been to doctors numerous times

Doubling Lansaprazole and Citralprom



Charcoal tablets (maximum dose)

Deflate tablets and countless others

Latest one from doctors - Buscapon (maximum dose)

Can any one help me please, ive tried to explain it best that i can 

Thanks for reading and i appreciate any suggestions


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