Home > Medical > Anaesthesia > Common post-operative problems Updated 08 January 2018 Sleepiness You may find that you will be very drowsy on the first post-operative day. This is quite normal. 0 Ask CyberDoc » Talk Body Talk forum » Quiz Are you addicted to painkillers? » Follow Health24 on Twitter » Spinal anaesthetic: how it works Local anaesthesia: how it works You may find that you will be very drowsy on the first post-operative day. This is quite normal. NEXT ON HEALTH24X You are more likely to die from surgery if you live here 2018-01-15 12:30 More: AnaesthesiaCommon post-operative problems advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Lifestyle Want to look younger? Facial stretching can help Lifestyle 7 weird health tips that are actually true Diet and nutrition More than 10 reasons why rooibos is good for you Diet and nutrition 3 ways to feel better about yourself in 2018 News 7 celebrities with chronic illnesses Sex Should you pee before or after sex? An expert explains once and for all From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.