Home > Medical > Anaesthesia > FAQs Updated 08 January 2018 Will I feel anything when I am under general anaesthetic? No. Modern anaesthetic drugs have made the induction of anaesthesia a simple, stress-free and safe experience. 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 Your anaesthetist will inject an intravenous induction agent into the drip and you will drift off to sleep within 30 seconds. Thereafter you will know and feel nothing until the operation is completed. NEXT ON HEALTH24X 7 of the most dangerous surgeries 2018-01-17 12:30 More: AnaesthesiaFAQs 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 Floater alert: Here’s what it means if your poop floats News 35 women fall pregnant despite using contraception app News 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of water Lifestyle 5 photos of your cervix you need to see Fitness 4 sprint workouts to help you get faster News QUIZ: How many of these random health facts do you know? 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 Terrific Tea! » Rooibos makes cocktails healthier Rooibos: an alternative energy drink More than 10 reasons why rooibos is good for you Today marks the first annual National Rooibos Day, which aims to raise awareness of the health benefits and many uses of rooibos tea. Healthy? Are you sure? » 5 diseases we can get from animals Could your salon visit make you sick? 7 terrifying diseases you could have without knowing it Not all serious illnesses come with tell-tale symptoms. There are diseases that can turn your body into a ticking time-bomb while you're unaware of any danger.