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 Western Cape mom: ‘My child has autism and I don’t want to sugar-coat it’ 2018-04-10 15:56 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 Medical Does alcohol cause acne? Lifestyle Finally, affordable prostheses for breast cancer survivors News Stop believing these 7 health myths Medical Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter? Lifestyle 7 most common fibromyalgia symptoms in women Lifestyle The health screening you should have today, that could save your life later From our sponsors WIN a R2 000 beauty voucher! Understanding diabetes self-management Fed up with the Phlemings? Let’s chat diabetes and erectile dysfunction Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.