Dr. Jerome Litt

Dermatology
BEACHWOOD, OH
73 years experience male

Locations

Office

BEACHWOOD

Address

3619 PARK EAST DRIVE, BEACHWOOD
Directions

Insurances accepted

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

About

Bio

I HAVE TREATED MORE THAN 100,000 UNIQUE PATIENTS

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dermatology

Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric Sports Medicine

Licenses

United States: Ohio

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
ITCHY FACE: Male or female? Itching for how long? Which soap are you using? Do you shave? How old are you? Use cetaphil cleanser for washing. Stop any or all you... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
AMOXICILLIN: Amoxicillin is penicillin. Where is the swelling? How long has it been there? Does it hurt? How big is it? Do you have diabetes? If it's a boil, you s... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
ACNE PLZ: Stop nuts and peanut butter. Stop chocolate; cut down on dairy products. Wash with neutrogena acne wash and apply a bpo (benzoyl peroxide) cream or lo... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
KEEPS SCRATCHING: You keep scratching because you are itchy! how long have you been itching? Do you take any medications? Have you changed your soap or detergent? Has a... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
FACE PREGNANT ACNE: I have noted that prenatal vitamins can sometimes be the cause of acne breakouts. Check with your obstetrician.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Psoriasis Men Women: Men and women are equally affected. However, it's rare for a man to develop it on the back of the scalp.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Genital warts toilet: Not very likely! scabies, crabs, possibly; warts, very rare if never.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Gardasil wart: If you already have genital warts, Gardasil is not likely to prevent the spread of them.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
KERATOSIS PILARIS: ALSO KNOWN AS "RED, BUMPY DISEASE." ALOE VERA GEL MIGHT WORK FOR YOU; IF NOT, TRY THE OTC AMLACTIN LOTIONS (NO FINANCIAL INTEREST). IF NO BETTER, SEE ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Psoriasis Sun: Many people with psoriasis often get better when they are out in the sun. That doesn't mean you have to bake in it! excessive sun exposure can lead to... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
NARCOLEPSY DIAGNOSIS: A sleep specialist would be the best thing to do. There are certain tests that measure the electrical activity in the brain. These, as far as i know,... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
ALOPECIA NATURAL RX: There is no "natural" treatment for alopecia (hairloss). Vitamins such as biotin and vitamin d can sometimes help. Check with your doctor to make sure... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
SHARP PAIN LEFT ARM: Depends how long this has been going on. Also depends upon your age. It could be the beginning of shingles. If you are an older person, it could be a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
ARMPIT BUMP: This sound like a cyst or an infected cyst. Do see a dermatologist.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
WHITE NAIL: White nails can be do to a number of things. It can be a superficial fungous infection, occasonally a result of medication. It may all disappear with ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
ALLERGY SHAMPOO: It sounds as if you might, indeed, be allergic to a shampoo or to any other hair cosmetic you may be using such as a conditioner, spray, rinse, etc. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
BOILS: A boil a skin infection that usually starts in a hair follicle or in an oil gland. It 's usually due to a staphylococcus (staph) germ. You will proba... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
LITTLE PENIS BUMPS: If these little bumps, with a white top on them, are surrounding the rim of the indentation where the head of the penis and the shaft meet, it could b... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
NECK LUMP: It sounds as if it, indeed, may be a cyst, don't fool around with it. Don't squeeze it. See your doctor to make sure it's nothig more than a cyst.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
FARK CIRCLES?: You probably mean dark circles. Other than getting a good night's rest, there really is nothing that works for this. You can try a concealer that you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
BLACK & BLUE MARKS: Without seeing these, they sound like a condition called purpura, a fancy name for bruises. Medications, like aspirin, can be responsible for this. Ch... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
HERPES SYMPTOMS: I am assuming you mean herpes simplex commonly known as cold sores. Symptoms are itching and burning, blisters located mainly on the lips and face, al... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
COLONOSCOPY RASH: This is not an uncommon reaction. Warm water compresses 3 or 4 times a day; no toilet paper for a week (just use warm compresses over the area; after ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
SPINAL; BONE MARROW: A spinal tap does not enter bone. In a bone marrow aspiration, the needle is injected directly into the bone to extract the marrow.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Psoriasis alike: Psoriasis can be mild or severe; it can affect only one part of the skin; it can affect the nails; it can aggect the genital; it can affect the mucous... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Psoriasis age: Psoriasis can occur at any age, even in infancy.
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
FOREHEAD PAIN FAINT: If you are a woman, and are pregnant, this can cause these symptoms. If it has lasted a long time, you should see your general doctor or a neurologist... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
KNOT UNDER ARM: A knot uder the arm -- the armpit -- can be a cyst, an infected cyst, a gland, and more, a node and more. See your doctor, particularly if it's sore ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
SEIZURES & XANAX (alprazolam): Seizures have been reported only upon the withdrawal of Xanax (alprazolam). There have not been any reported interactions between Xanax and melatonin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
CHIN HAIR: This could be a sign of a hormone imbalance. See your primary physician who will probably order a few hormone tests for you to determine what the caus... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Leg itching: Don't know how long it's been going on. Did you change your soaps or laundry detergent? Are you taking any medication by mouth? Do you have any pets? ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Eczema: Eczema is a general term for a diffuse rash with itching. It is a synonym for dermatitis, which literally means “inflammation of the skin.” it is an i... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Scalp/Anal Itch: It sounds as if you have two contions. The scalp may be a condition called seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. The anal itch can be due to many things... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Butt Boils: Are you a woman or a man? If you are a woman, do they appear before your period? Do you eat a lot of sweets? Do you eat nuts or peanut butter in exces... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
PITIORIASIS: If you are referring to pityriasis rosea, it should be gone in 6 to 8 weeks. If you mean psoriasis, it will probably be with you for a long time.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Finger Warts: Common warts usually have a life span of about 2 years. Some can last much longer. They are contagious to other people. There are many otc products fo... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
White eyelashes: Known as vitiligo or poliosis, eyelash depigmentation (whitening) can be a result of some hereditary condition. My suggestion: see an ophthalmologist ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Scalp Psoriasis: No one knows the cause of psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis occurs mainly in women. There is no cure, as yet, for this baffling skin ailment. There are seve... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Eczema treatment: Eczema is a general term for a diffuse rash with itching. It is an incessant itchy eruption that almost invariably begins in infancy, is inherited, is... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Pinky Bump: Can't tell without seeing. However, I am certain this is not a plantar wart. Plantar warts occur only on the soles of the feet! see your dermatologist... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Pimple like things: If these are really pimples due to acne, stopping nuts and peanut butter and chocolate and cutting down on dairy products will help prevent new ones. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
TATTOOS: Von willebrand disease (VWD) is a bleeding disorder. It affects your blood's ability to clot. If your blood doesn't clot, you can have heavy, hard-to-... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
BUBBLES NDER SKIN: The tiny bubbles you seem to have might be vesicles. This could be part of eczema. This may be a condition called dyshidrosis or pompholyx. Do you ha... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
HAND ITCH: Only one hand? How long had it been. It could be something you are in contact with. New soap? Work materials? Gloves? Hobbies? Be a detective. Do you ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
HAIR LOSS: Rogaine (minoxidil) seems to work well for many of my patients. A dermatologist would be one to consult. He or she might recommend an oral medication ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
INGROWN HAIR LEGS: Shave down, not up! i know most, if not all women, shave up, against the grain. Believe it or not, this causes ingrown hairs! so start shaving down, w... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
FOOT BUMP: Sounds like a wart. See a dermatologist or pediatrician.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Itchy back: From your description, is sounds like it may be a condition known as notalgia paresthetica. Also called brachioradial pruritus. See a dermatologist fo... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
HAIR LOSS: Lisinopril has been reported to cause occasional hairloss. There are no reports of hair loss from ashwagandha. Do you take any other medications?
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
Underarm Bumps: Can''t tell without seeing. It sounds as if you have a condition called hidradenitis suppurativa. Do see either a dermatologist or your primary care h... Read More
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Testimonials
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Jan 7, 2013
the best
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Litt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Litt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have had nurses tell me that they have never seen eczema like this. I was told by a dermatologist years ago it was dermatitis and another dermatologist recently said i...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks Dr. Jerome. Went to a local urgent care center. Being treated for celluitis.. Was given a tetanus & antibiotic shot. Also 10 days antibiotics.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I will do as you say. I am afraid if I quit the rogaine after using it for mos. that my hair will fall out. I hope I"m wrong ! Bless you thanks !

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1950MD

Medical/Graduate school

Finch
Graduated 1950MD

Medical/Graduate school

FINCH
Graduated 1950MD

Awards

Top Dermatologist, First Place, Ohio - Spring
2015
Top Dermatologist, Second Place, Ohio - Spring
2017
Top Dermatologist, Second Place, Ohio - Fall
2017
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