Dark birthmark on leg. Any suggestions?

I have always had this large discolartion on my leg since I was a baby and it covers the entire backside. That's how big it is! It's a few shades darker than my normal skin tone. I've always kept my legs hidden and can't remember a time I've worn anything short. Ive tried creams in hopes that they will work and even went as far as using movie production makeup that didnt look natural at all. It looks like a second skin but with no bumps. Is there anyone that can give me information?

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Birthmark Removal -- Tattoo Laser

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I suggest posting photos for further evaluation. Birthmarks can be improved with laser treatment or tattoo lasers. Please consult an expert. Best, Dr. Emer

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Large birthmark on leg

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Difficult to comment on the condition without photos. Recommend evaluation by a board certified plastic surgeon for management options. Best, Dr. Yegiyants

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