Objectives: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic function Gastrointestinal (GI) disorder presenting with abdominal pain, bloating, and change in bowel habits. This study aims to assess the prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome in medical students at Hail’s University, Saudi Arabia. Methods: A cross-sectional study on the prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome was distributed among medical students at Hail University in Hail, Saudi Arabia from November to February 2022 involving 308 medical student participants. Results: In 21.5% of the participants have been diagnosed with IBS and 23.9% fit Rome IV criteria for the diagnosis of IBS. Stress with a percentage of 63.9% and lack of exercise at 63.6% are the highest risk factors for IBS. Conclusion: Our result showed there are a small number of medical students are suffering from inflammatory bowel syndrome.
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