- Do not touch the thing that caused the rash
- If you can wash your skin with mild soap and cool water right after exposure, you may get rid of all or most of the problem substance. That will help reduce symptoms
- For blisters, try applying cold moist compresses for 30 minutes three times a day
- Emollients or moisturizers help keep the skin moist, and also help skin repair itself
- Take a comfortably cool bath
- Wear smooth-textured cotton clothing. This will help you avoid irritation.