A subject's reaction to the sensation when exposed to the application of a pin, needle or minor electrical stimulus is applied to a point on the skin. Sensations may be attributed to feeling an itch, or other sensation depending on how applied.

PRICK EXPERIENCE: "Whenever she was tested, Carmen always described her prick experience as a burning sensation."
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