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 More evidence flu vaccine is safe during pregnancy 2019-07-12 12:00 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 Mental health WATCH: This is how casinos use smell to hack your brain Medical This common medication can cause behavioural problems in children if taken during pregnancy Medical Caring for children whose parents succumb to drugs and alcohol Mental health Do you think your personality needs an overhaul? Diet and nutrition Scientists explore a surprising new source of omega-3s Diet and nutrition WATCH: These foods can boost your immune system Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.