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 ACNE 2019-11-18 06:57 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 Fitness A workout could be good medicine for the common cold Medical Few teen boys at risk for HIV get tested Medical Want fewer UTIs? Go vegetarian Medical CRISPR Gene editing creates 'designer' immune cells that fight cancer Medical 1 in 4 gets unnecessary antibiotics at children's hospitals Lifestyle The truth about salt and weight loss Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.