Yes, it would be practical to see a dermatologist since you have such discomfort to get a proper professional diagnosis.
There are medical conditions that can cause your symptoms, such as:
"Cicatricial Alopecia", classified as primary or secondary. Cicatricial Alopecias involve inflammation directed at the hair follicle
Cicatricial Alopecia - Frequently Asked Questions;
Seborrheic Dermatitis (seborrhea) - Seborrheic dermatitis causes red, scaly patches with yellow, greasy crusts.These patches can be itchy or can cause burning of the scalp.
Scalp Dysesthesia (Cutaneous dysesthesia syndrome is a disorder characterized by chronic cutaneous symptoms without objective findings - burning scalp syndrome);
I hope that you will be able to seek professional care and advice and I hope that your condition is corrected soon.
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I wish you the best.
Peace, Love & Happiness,
The Mystic Wave