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15 Unpleasant Tactile Sensations That Make Your Skin Crawl

There are sensations that, despite not being painful, are extremely unpleasant or uncomfortable.

A user asked the forum, “What is a sensation that you can’t stand, even though it’s not painful?”. Here are the top responses.

TEETH SCRAPING TOGETHER

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“When your teeth accidentally scrape together in just the right way that it sends chills down your spine.”

GRIT ON MY FEET

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“Grit on my feet from walking around the house when it hasn’t been swept recently. Oddly specific, but it drives me mad.”

FALLING SENSATION WHILE SLEEPING

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“That second before you fall asleep when your body suddenly thinks you’ve jumped from an airplane and almost died and throws you a shock of adrenaline to spice up your nap time.”

PERSISTENT ITCH

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“That persistent itch you can’t scratch because it’s not on the surface of your skin but somewhere deeper inside.”

TOENAILS GETTING CAUGHT ON CLOTHING

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“Chipped finger/toe nails getting caught on clothing or blankets.”

CONSTIPATION

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“When you feel like there is just a little more to push out, but you got nothing.”

STEPPING ON WATER SPILLS WITH FRESH SOCKS

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“Just the other day, I stepped on a water spill on the carpet with my freshly put-on socks, and I just about blew a fuse in my brain.”

STICKY HANDS

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“Sticky hands. Especially between fingers.”

POPCORN KERNEL STUCK IN BETWEEN THE TEETH

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“When you get a popcorn kernel stuck in between your teeth, and you can’t for the life of you get it out.”

HAIR

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“Hair in your mouth.”

WET CLOTH

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“Wet cloth at the wrists, like when you wash your face in the morning, but water drips down your arm and wets your sleeve a bit.”

BITING AN EGGSHELL

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“Biting into an eggshell. It’s revolting. Also, having a bug fly so close to my ear that I hear its wings.”

SPIDERWEB

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“Walking through a spiderweb and feeling it on my face.”

BREATHING MY OWN ENAMEL

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“The drill at the dentist and breathing my own enamel dust. I can be completely numb, but it is still like torture.”

SOFT NAILS AFTER WASHING DISHES

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“The soft feeling your nails get after washing dishes for a while.”

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This article was originally published on Mrs. Daaku Studio.