prickling


prickling (http://definr.com/prickling)

     adj : causing or experiencing a painful shivering feeling as from
           many tiny pricks; "a prickling blush of embarrassment";
           "the tingling feeling in a foot that has gone to
           sleep"; "a stinging nettle"; "the stinging windblown
           sleet" [syn: stinging, tingling]
     n : a prickling somatic sensation as from many tiny pricks [syn:
          tingle, tingling]