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 More evidence flu vaccine is safe during pregnancy 2019-07-12 12:00 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 Mental health What fuels your appetite for taking a gamble? Medical Here's why your hay fever has been so damn out of control Diet and nutrition Sweet potatoes vs. potatoes: which are healthier? Nutritionists weigh in Diet and nutrition WATCH: Doctors warn of childhood diets Sex Shaving 'down there' won't raise STD risks Diet and nutrition What are electrolytes, and do I need to replenish them on the reg? 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.