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 Bad breath? The problem might be your nose 2018-11-02 05:27 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 IBS or cancer – how do you tell the difference? Lifestyle Catnip: the 'why' behind cats' favourite high Medical Why hearing loss affects much more than your ears Medical Road-trip alert: Drinking and driving warnings are everywhere – but don't forget drowsy driving Medical Early detection saved my life says cervical cancer survivor News Eyesight restored for 49 patients at KwaMhlanga Hospital From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Smoking dangers » Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene Many young adults misinformed about hookahs Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide. Managing incontinence » 5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.