The Doctors: Skin Crawling vs Goosebumps
A woman complained that her cousin’s hyperactive chatter makes her skin crawl. She asked what is responsible for that sensation.
Dr. Andrew Ordon said smooth muscle fibers are under the hair on your arms. When they contract, you have goosebumps, a natural response caused by your nervous system. That means goosebumps and skin crawling are the same thing.