vunk i think you will find your lips got like that becasue you did the leave it alone theory plus the lip balm. i highly doubt your lips would of went like this if you just applied lip balm. im starting to think ec is exzma what are your thoughts on this it seems to be the only reasonable diagnosis.
i mean we have- crusting, oozing fluids, inflammation
sounds like exzma
the only other thing is maybe a certain strain of fungas as fungas makes the skin shed also.