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 The pros and cons of 4 sleeping positions 4 minutes ago 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 The pros and cons of 4 sleeping positions Medical 7 facts you probably didn’t know about hearing aids Medical This man was constipated for 22 years Diet and nutrition What energy drink in SA is the worst for you? Medical Can allergies really cause mental health issues? Lifestyle We asked a pilot all the questions you’ve always wanted to know about flying From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Contraceptives and you » Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents' 7 birth control myths you should stop believing Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control. Your digestive health » Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.